Tag Archives: accident

Car Fire Death Ruled Accidental

The Sweetwater County coroner has determine the death of the Rock Springs man, who died in a car fire earlier this month, was an accident. After firefighters extinguished the blaze, they discovered the body of 47-year-old Michael Tinnie was found in the front seat of the pickup. The fire occurred near Continue reading

Two Vehicle Accident Closes Highway

Highway 40 was closed for a period of time yesterday afternoon after a two vehicle accident east of Hayden. According to a post on the West Routt Fire Protection District Continue reading

UPDATE: Two Car Accident Sends One To Hospital

At least one person was taken to the hospital Thursday night, after a two vehicle accident east of Hayden. One of the drivers, 29-year-old Andria Grooman of Oak Creek, was transported to the hospital for treatment.  She was reportedly unresponsive but still breathing.  Injuries to Continue reading

Snowmobiler Rescued From Rabbit Ears

An injured snowmobiler had to be rescued over the weekend on Rabbit Ears Pass. A 62-year-old Kremmling man injured several ribs in an accident Saturday afternoon. A search and Continue reading

Icy Roads Lead To Accident

Icy roads contributed to an accident Friday at the intersection of Victory Way and Legion Street in Craig. No one was injured in the accident that occurred Friday morning just before 8. Drivers will find icy and snow packed roads for the remainder of the day, so extra Continue reading

Dangers Of Distracted Driving Revealed

Distracted driving can be very dangerous, but according to a new report from AAA, the risks of distracted driving may be more severe than previously expected. The report found drivers who use cell phones to text or use the internet Continue reading

Two Injured In Roll-Over

A Craig man and an unidentified passenger sustained minor injuries in an accident Saturday night on Highway 131, 2 miles north of Oak Creek. 19-year-old Victor Bianculli lost control, resulting in the car leaving the highway, where it rolled onto Continue reading

Accident Injures Two

Two people were injured in an accident Friday afternoon at the intersection of 9th and Barclay in Craig. The two drivers, who were the only people involved in the accident, were both transported to the hospital for treatment. Their Continue reading

Nearly 20 Car Accidents In Routt County

Snowy and icy roads caused drivers significant issues over the weekend in Routt County. According to the incident logs from the Routt County Communications Department, Emergency Continue reading

One Dead In Highway 13 Accident

One person was killed yesterday afternoon in a 2 vehicle accident on Highway 13 just north of Rifle. A 24-year-old male lost control around 3:30, resulting in his car sliding across the highway, where it was t-boned by a vehicle being driven by a 58-year-old Colorado woman, closing Continue reading

Roll-Over Near Twentymile

A single vehicle roll-over occurred Thursday morning near Twentymile mine, at the intersection of Routt County Roads 27 and 33. The driver of the vehicle lost control due to icy conditions, causing his vehicle to roll. After the Continue reading

Black Ice Causes Accident In Craig

Black ice caused an accident last night in Craig. A driver lost control while turning onto Pershing Street from West Victory near the State Farm Building, resulting in the car Continue reading