Tag Archives: Colorado State Patrol

Vehicle Consumed By Fire Overnight Near Craig

COLO-STATE-PATROL-3001An SUV caught fire around midnight Saturday on Highway 40 about 8 miles east of Craig completely engulfing the vehicle.  The driver, Jonathan A. Thompson, who had recently moved to Northwest Colorado, was admitted to The Memorial Hospital at Craig and treated Continue reading

Semi, Pickup Accident On 40 West Of Craig Closes Highway

highway 40 crash-250An accident which took place around 3 Friday afternoon on highway 40 about 2 miles West of Craig completely stopped through traffic.  According to a State patrol Continue reading

Rifle Woman Killed in I-70 Crash

fatal-300A 60-year old Rifle woman was killed in a crash yesterday morning on I-70. According to the Colorado State Patrol, the unidentified woman lost control of her vehicle and rolled it across the Continue reading

Law Enforcement Looking for Impersonator

CRAIG-POLICE-BADGE-300Law Enforcement in Moffat County is looking for a police impersonator. In a joint press release from the Craig Police Department, the Moffat County Sheriff’s Office and the Colorado State Patrol, officials say they have had two reports over the last three weeks, of a possible impersonator performing traffic stops. Both Continue reading

Accidents Reported During Yesterday’s Snow Storm

COLO-STATE-PATROL-3001The Colorado State Patrol responded to a commercial motor vehicle crash yesterday on I-70 in Eagle County. The westbound lanes of the interstate were closed for nearly three hours because of the incident. A semi-truck and box trailer was on Interstate 70 in a left curve when the trailer lost traction on the snowy road. The Continue reading

Snow Causes Road Problems

B2G477dCIAAj_FFYesterday’s snowfall caused problems on many of the state’s roadways yesterday. The Colorado State Patrol reported several accidents along I-70 and I-25 yesterday, as well as along mountain roads. An accident yesterday on Highway 40 involved a jack-knifed semi just west of Milner. No details have been released on that Continue reading

DUI Campaign Begins Tomorrow

COLO-STATE-PATROL-3001October is historically one of the deadliest months in terms of the number of impaired driving -related fatalities. The Colorado State Patrol says they want users of Colorado roadways to celebrate responsibly this weekend and avoid getting behind the wheel if they have been drinking. Each Halloween CSP and local law Continue reading

Authorities Warn Motorists of Vehicle Vs. Wildlife Potential

deer on road 300The Colorado Department of Transportation and the Colorado State Patrol are reminding motorists to avoid collisions with wildlife by slowing down. This time of year deer, elk, bears and other wildlife are on the move, deer and elk coming down from the mountains to warmer territory, and bears, foraging for food as they Continue reading

Craig Teen “Lucky” to Survive Accident

Mile Marker 115 on Highway 40The Colorado State Patrol says a Craig teen was lucky to survive an accident yesterday morning in the Mount Harris Canyon on Highway 40. Troopers say 18-year old Jesse Decker fell asleep at the wheel at a little after 7:30 while entering a Continue reading

Fraser Woman Killed in Rabbit Ears Crash

fatal-300A 61-year old Fraser woman was killed in an accident yesterday afternoon that closed Rabbit Ears Pass for several hours. The Colorado State Patrol was informed of the two-vehicle crash at Continue reading

Accident Injures Four People

Vehicle-Accident-300Colorado State Patrol is investigating an accident on Routt County Road 53, that occurred south of Hayden over the weekend. An extended cab pick-up truck rolled after veering off the side of the road, injuring four young men who have not been identified by authorities. Friends of the crash victims say three of the four were high Continue reading

Granby Man Dies in Motorcycle Crash

fatal-300A man from Granby died early Sunday morning when he crashed his motorcycle on US Highway 34 about 9 miles east of US Highway 40. Thirty-three year old Jonathan Mathern was Continue reading