The accident has since been cleared.
On Thursday evening, a 30,000-pound military vehicle, which is typically used to carry personnel, fell off a flat-bed semi-truck that was transporting it along Colorado Highway 470, reports Colorado State Patrol.
Traffic was delayed significantly along the highway when the accident happened around 6:05 p.m., right at rush hour.
CRASH Update— CSP Castle Rock (@CSP_CastleRock) April 30, 2021
C-470 @ I-25
Thanks to our towing partners, the @USArmy personnel carrier is almost out of the road.@CSP_CastleRock, @CityofLoneTree, & @ColoradoDOT are working to get this out of the way & help return a normal traffic flow. pic.twitter.com/0DywZn4zZr
The military vehicle was resting on its roof in the middle of westbound C-470, near I-25.
Teams from the United States Army, Colorado State Patrol, City of Lone Tree, and Colorado Department of Transportation managed to remove the vehicle a little over than hour later. Traffic then resumed.
No injuries were reported.