Tag Archives: Colorado State Patrol

Fatal Crash in Garfield County

fatal-300On September 16, 2015, at approximately 4:10 pm, the Colorado State Patrol responded to a one vehicle rollover accident on I70 at milepost 96 westbound. The driver of a white Volvo, 41 year old Melanie Jean Leilani Baumert of Rifle, was Continue reading

DUI Fall Enforcement Campaign Underway

DONT-DRINK-DRIVE-300The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is ready to crank up the heat on drunk drivers with the statewide Fall Festivals DUI enforcement period. Working with the Colorado State Patrol (CSP) and local law enforcement agencies, CDOT’s The Heat Is On campaign launched the DUI crackdown Friday. It continues Continue reading

Man Dies in Rollover Accident North of Steamboat

fatal-300A 50-year old man from Clark was killed in a roll-over crash about 20 miles northeast of Steamboat yesterday. According to the Colorado State Patrol, the driver, whose name has not been released, was driving to fast on a curve on Routt County Road 64 Continue reading

Law Enforcement Warns Parents to Buckle Kids Up Properly

carseatColorado law officers are warning parents to buckle up their children after a statewide seat belt patrol issued numerous tickets because kids weren’t in car seats or seat belts. Authorities say they wrote about 1,300 seat belt citations. The state transportation department partnered with the Colorado State Patrol and about 50 local law Continue reading

National Night Out is August 4th

nno15Moffat County emergency workers will celebrate National Night Out next week. National Night Out is a nationwide program that promotes community safety awareness, crime prevention techniques and law enforcement-community partnerships for a safer America. On August 4th Continue reading

Craig Man Killed in Weekend Rollover Crash

fatal-300A 24-year old Craig man was killed in a rollover crash on Moffat County Road 7 last night. According to the Colorado State Patrol, 24 year old Hunter Zellers was a passenger in a pick-up Continue reading

271 Drivers Arrested for DUI Over 4th of July Weekend

COLO-STATE-PATROL-300The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) joined forces with the Colorado State Patrol (CSP) and local law enforcement agencies over the 4th of July weekend to saturate Colorado’s roadways with DUI patrols arresting 271 drivers for impaired driving. The increased DUI enforcement period, part of CDOT’s The Continue reading

Motorcycle, Vehicle Collision Near Craig Injures One

Motorcycle-accident2-300A collision earlier today, between a motorcycle and a vehicle, about 4 miles south of Craig, resulted in serious injuries to one person.  The Colorado State Patrol said that the driver of the motorcycle, 21 year old Stephen Heron of Glenwood Springs, was approaching Craig from the south on Highway 13. Continue reading

Wildlife Officials Warn About Vehicle Collisions

colorado parksWildlife are on the move again – deer and elk are migrating to their summer habitats, and that means they will be crossing highways in higher numbers. The Colorado Department of Transportation, Colorado State Patrol, Colorado Parks and Wildlife and and other statewide organizations make efforts each migration season Continue reading

State Patrol Investigating Rollover Incident on Highway 13

COLO-STATE-PATROL-3001Colorado State Patrol is investigating a crash just south of Craig on Highway 13 yesterday. There are few details available about the accident, but it appears a truck being towed rolled over on the highway. Whether or not anyone was in that vehicle is unclear, but reports say there were no injuries in the incident. The crash happened at about 5:30 yesterday afternoon.

State Patrol Reminds Drivers of Extra Patrol this Weekend

COLO-STATE-PATROL-300The Colorado State Patrol along with several other agencies around the state are stepping up enforcement for the Memorial Day Weekend. The enforcement period will begin Friday and continue through Tuesday morning. Troopers will have zero tolerance for drivers under the influence of any substance that may affect their ability to operate a motor vehicle in a safe Continue reading

Craig Emergency Crews Respond to Two Accidents in Two Days

car crashCraig emergency crews responded to a 2 vehicle accident yesterday in the middle of town. The crash happened at Victory Way and Tucker. The cause of the accident hasn’t been made clear, but there were no injuries. Traffic was routed around Continue reading