UPDATE: Accident Closes Highway 40, Drivers ID’d

Highway 40, 2 miles east of Hayden was closed for a period of time Friday, after 67-year-old Edwin Zaledzieski of Hayden drove his pickup across the center line of the highway and collided with a semi traveling in the opposite direction. Zaledzieski was seriously injured in the accident and was flown to Denver for treatment. The driver of the semi, 30-year-old Anthony Jenkins of Craig, was uninjured.  The highway was closed for about three and a half hours for the investigation and cleanup.

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