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Accident Closes Highway 40

Highway 40 was closed for a period of time yesterday, between the two exits for the Yampa Valley Airport, after a truck and semi collided. The driver of the pickup was seriously injured in Continue reading

Man Who Crashed Truck Saturday Identified

The identity of the man who was injured in a single vehicle accident northwest of Craig Saturday has been released. 59-year-old Mathias Roth of Olathe drove his truck into a ravine on private property off of Moffat County Road 44. Roth, who was hunting in the area, was transported to the Continue reading

One Injured In Accident Near Craig

A single vehicle accident northwest of Craig sent one person to the hospital Saturday. A man drove his truck into a ravine after he lost control on Moffat County Road 44. The man, who was hunting in the area, was transported to the hospital Continue reading

Car And Pickup Collide On Highway 40

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 Continue reading

Head-On Results In Serious Injuries

Three people were seriously injured Thursday afternoon in an accident that closed Rabbit Ears Pass.  The accident occurred when a 49-year-old man from Wyoming drove his car across the center line, colliding head on with a vehicle occupied by Continue reading

Bad Weather Contributed To Plane Crash

The National Transportation Safety Board has released a preliminary report concerning the plane crash that killed a Fort Collins family earlier this month. The report found the pilot, 47-year-old Jeff Makepeace was flying through high winds and low visibility when he crashed the plane 9 miles Continue reading

Highway Fatalities Up In Wyoming For 2017

A Montana man died in a roll-over accident earlier this week near Alpine Wyoming, making that the 103rd fatality to occur on Wyoming highways so far this year. 45-year-old James Watters was driving on Highway 89 when his vehicle drifted Continue reading

Accident Dumps Dozens Of Pigs Onto I-70 – See Video

A semi-truck rollover on Interstate 70 just east of Glenwood spilled dozens of pigs on to the highway Monday afternoon, bringing traffic in the westbound lane to a standstill. The accident occurred when the truck driver lost control and hit the right guard rail before crossing the Continue reading

Man Ejected During Roll-Over

A man was injured in a single vehicle roll-over accident Sunday morning on Moffat County Road 7, near the Bi-pass north of Craig. The driver, who was the only person in the vehicle, was not wearing a seat belt and Continue reading

96th Traffic Fatality On Wyoming Highways

A fatal accident Wednesday near Casper marked the 96th traffic fatality on the State’s Highways this year. 46-year-old Soonyong Lee of South Korea was driving on Wyoming Highway 220, when he crossed the center-line and collided head-on with a pickup. Both Lee and a 3-year-old boy, Continue reading

Van Collides With Semi

A van collided with a semi Wednesday afternoon on Highway 13, 2 miles north of Craig. The accident occurred when the driver of the van was attempting to make a u-turn in a no passing zone near the intersection of Highway 13 and Moffat County Road 112. While he was making the u-turn, the driver of Continue reading

UPDATE: Craig Woman Dies In ATV Accident

A Craig woman died over the weekend in an ATV accident near Toponas. 58-year-old Julie Nalty was driving a side-by-side ATV Sunday when she lost control, rolling it down a steep embankment. Both Nalty and her passenger, Vicky Hamblin also of Craig, were Continue reading