Tag Archives: alcohol

Researchers Split on Stoned Driving Dangers

MARIJUANA-300Safety advocates worry that more drivers high on pot will lead to a big increase in traffic deaths as states liberalize their marijuana laws. Researchers who have studied the issue are divided. Marijuana can slow decision-making, decrease peripheral vision and impede multitasking – all those are important driving Continue reading

Saratoga Man Killed In Head On Crash

wyoming hpAlcohol is suspected as the contributing factor that lead to a head on double fatality crash early Sunday morning just west of Douglas, Wyoming on Interstate 25.   The Wyoming Highway Patrol said that 39 year old Craig B. Powell of Saratoga, Wyoming was identified as the driver of a car that was going  the wrong way in the northbound lanes of Interstate 25.  At the same time 55 year old Kevin S. Martin of Continue reading

Victims of Fatal Wyoming Crashes Identified

wyoming hpThe Wyoming Highway Patrol has released the names of two people killed in accidents on Wyoming roads last week.  15-year old Nineth Pereyra of Craig was killed last Wednesday when the van her mother was driving rolled along the median of I-80.  There were a total of six people in the vehicle.  Nineth was the only one not wearing a seatbelt.  She was thrown Continue reading

Woman Killed in Wyoming Crash Last Week Identified

wyoming hpThe Wyoming Highway Patrol has released the name of the woman killed in a rear-end collision just south of Saratoga last week.  On the evening of July 2nd, 55-year old Carol Ann Cline of Encampment was killed when she drove into the back of a pick-up truck waiting to turn left.  The accident occurred on Wyoming Highway 130.  The pick-up was Continue reading

Fatal Accident in Garfield County

fatal-300A man died early Saturday morning when the vehicle he was driving collided head-on with another vehicle on Highway 82 near Basalt. The names of both drivers are being held pending Continue reading

Parks and Wildlife to Increase BUI Patrols

colorado parksColorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) will be participating in Operation Dry Water June 27th through the 29th, as part of a nationally coordinated effort to reduce the number of accidents and deaths related to boating under the influence (BUI).  During the three-day weekend, officers will be on the water Continue reading

Crash in Edwards Takes One Life, Injures Three Others

fatal-300One man died and three others were seriously injured in a rollover crash near Edwards yesterday. The names of those involved are being held pending identification and notification of their families.  The Continue reading

Two seriously Injured in I-70 Crash near Rifle

Vehicle-Accident-300A 29-year-old Glenwood Springs woman was seriously injured yesterday evening in rollover crash east of Rifle on Interstate 70. Her name is being held pending notification of her family.  Just before 5, 35-year-old Jesse Wanner, of Rifle, lost control of his car on Interstate 70, about three miles east of Rifle. The Continue reading