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Deer And Motorcycle Collision Near Dinosaur

A motorcycle/deer collision Thursday afternoon resulted in serious injuries to the driver and passenger. Dinosaur National Monument representative Dan Johnson confirmed that a 68-year-old male driver from Longmont collided with the deer around 1:30 on Harpers Corner Road near Dinosaur National Continue reading

Semi And SUV Collide In Craig

A semi and SUV collided at the intersection of 6th and Yampa yesterday afternoon in Craig. The 68-year-old male driver of the SUV failed to stop at the light at the intersection, hitting the semi around one in the afternoon. The driver of the SUV was treated on scene for his Continue reading

Highway 13 Closed After Semi And Car Collide

Highway 13 was closed for about two hours yesterday morning between Meeker and Rifle, after a semi and car collision. The accident occurred just after 5.  The highway was reopened to one lane of traffic around 7 and was fully open by 11 yesterday morning. The driver of the car was flown to Saint Mary’s Continue reading

UPDATE: Craig Man Killed In Highway 13 Head On

Two people were killed in a head on collision yesterday afternoon on Highway 13, eleven miles north of Rifle. Traffic was affected for almost 7 hours for investigation and cleanup, after a pickup and semi collided on the highway just after 4. A second semi was also involved in Continue reading

Highway 13 Accident Sends 5 To Hospital

Five people were injured in a two vehicle collision on Highway 13 south of Craig. The accident occurred around 6 Saturday night, when 44-year-old Marina Martinez of Grand Junction lost control of her car on the snow-covered road. Her car then rotated and slid into the path of a vehicle driven by 33-year-old Amber Goodnow of Craig, which was traveling in the Continue reading

Drivers Beware Of Migrating Animals

deer-vs-carWith fall in the air and winter on the horizon Colorado drivers need to be on the lookout for migrating wildlife. Fall is the breeding season for elk, deer and moose so they are especially active during this time period. Males will pursue mates aggressively and may not be deterred by traffic. Bears are also Continue reading

Cars Collide After Driver Swerves To Miss Dog

Vehicle-Accident-300Two cars collided Wednesday morning near 1st and Ledford Street in Craig, after one of the drivers reportedly swerved to miss a dog. The accident occurred around 9:30. There were no passengers in the vehicles at the time of the crash. One of the drivers, a female, was transported to the Continue reading

Head On Collision On Highway 40

car-accident-300A head on collision Friday afternoon on Lincoln Avenue in Steamboat, resulted in one lane of the road being shutdown for half an hour. Two cars collided near the intersection of Lincoln Avenue and Shield Drive around 4:30. One person involved in the accident was transported to the hospital with what were thought to be minor injuries.  Emergency Continue reading

Collision On Highway 13

highway-13-smallA rear end collision on Highway 13 near the Yampa River Bridge reconstruction project 4 miles south of Craig sent one person to the hospital. The accident occurred Friday afternoon when a vehicle slowing down for the traffic light at the bridge was struck by the following car. One Continue reading

SUV’s Collide On Highway 40

COLO-STATE-PATROL-3002 SUV’s collided Tuesday morning on Highway 40 just east of Steamboat 2. 34 year old Peter Triervieler of Hayden was driving one vehicle when he crossed the center line and crashed into the left side of the other which was driven by August Saxe  from Houston Texas. Sax sustained minor Continue reading

Collisions With Wildlife Up 15 Percent

deer on road 300This is the time of the year when wildlife has moved down from the high country, and continues to move to food and water sources, crossing highways along their routes, increasing the likelihood of collision with vehicles.   A majority of the collisions occur during dark hours, from dusk to dawn, when wildlife are more active and they are also Continue reading

Craig Teen Injured In Bicycle/Car Accident

car-bike accident sept 22 15Bike-car accident sept 22 15At 16 year old male was taken to the hospital by ambulance following a collision between the bicycle he was riding and a car.  The accident occurred around four Continue reading