Multiple people were injured after an SUV and pickup collided Tuesday night on Highway 40 near Routt County Road 52, between Milner and Hayden. The driver of the SUV was being followed by two cars and a pickup. When traffic slowed the driver of the pickup veered into the oncoming lane to avoid rear ending the car in front of him. At the same time the driver of the SUV also veered into the oncoming lane, at which time the SUV and pickup collided. The driver of the SUV was seriously injured, while his passenger, and the driver and two passengers in the pickup sustained minor injuries.