Tag Archives: Colorado State Patrol

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

Rollover Accident Near ColoWyo

Vehicle-Accident-300The Colorado State Patrol is investigating a single car roll-over accident near the ColoWyo Coal Mine entrance this morning. The accident occurred at around 6:30 this morning on Highway 13. According to troopers, the driver of the car suffered minor injuries, after falling asleep at the wheel and rolling the car, but Continue reading

Troopers Increase DUI Patrols Around Work Zones

DONT-DRINK-DRIVE-300The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and Colorado State Patrol (CSP) encourage all bar hoppers, concert goers, campers, backyard BBQ partiers, festival celebrators and everyone in between to plan ahead with a safe way to and from those activities. Law enforcement agencies Continue reading

Three Vehicle Accident Results in Minor Injuries to One

Vehicle-Accident-300A three-vehicle accident this morning resulted in minor injuries to one person.  That’s according to Craig Fire Rescue, who responded to the accident at a little after 9 this morning.  Details of the accident aren’t available yet, but the crash happened on Highway 40, about two Continue reading

Motorcycle Crash Sends Kremmling Man to Hospital

Motorcycle-accident2-300On Sunday evening, the Colorado State Patrol responded to a single vehicle crash on Highway 9, north of Breckenridge. A motorcycle, driven by 38-year old Jeremiah Berry of Kremmling was traveling south on Highway 9, near Green Mountain Reservoir. The motorcycle Continue reading

C-DOT Reminds Motorists the Heat is On

COLO-STATE-PATROL-300The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), Colorado State Patrol (CSP) and local law enforcement agencies throughout the state want to remind summer enthusiasts to enjoy themselves, but do so responsibly by not driving impaired. Through The Heat Is On campaign, law enforcement will crack down on impaired drivers throughout Continue reading

DUI Checkpoint Planned For Eagle County

COLO-STATE-PATROL-3001In anticipation of the Colorado State Patrol’s annual 100 Days of Heat campaign, law enforcement departments in Eagle County will employ a multi-agency DUI checkpoint this upcoming Memorial Day weekend.  The purpose of the checkpoint is to apprehend and deter impaired drivers from Colorado roadways.  According to Continue reading

Freak Sledge Hammer Accident Sends Woman to Hospital with Serious Injuries

COLO-STATE-PATROL-300A freak accident on Highway 64 between Meeker and Rangely sent a Texas woman to the hospital with serious injuries yesterday afternoon.  According to a press release, an airborne sledge hammer came crashing through the windshield of Larry and Pamela Neill’s car, striking Pamela in the head.  She was taken to Rangely District Hospital, and Continue reading