Tag Archives: Colorado State Patrol

22 Year Old Dies In Crash On I-70

I70 SIGNThe Colorado State Patrol is investigating a single vehicle crash that resulted in a fatality. The crash occurred today (February 1), at approximately 4 a.m., on Interstate 70 near mile 68, in Garfield County.  A Dodge Ram, driven by 22 year old Continue reading

Nearly 8,000 DUI Arrests Made in 2014

DONT-DRINK-DRIVE-300The new year brought new problems for 329 Colorado drivers arrested for impaired driving over New Year’s Eve DUI enforcement, that ran between December 30th and January 5th. In addition, preliminary reports from the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) indicate that there were 153 impaired driving fatalities in Continue reading

Rollover South Of Craig Sends Two To Hospital

roll-over-300A single vehicle rollover accident sent the driver, 43 year old  Craig resident Michelle Peters, and an unnamed minor to the hospital with what are believed to be slight injuries. The accident Continue reading

Crash Briefly Closes Highway 40 Near Steamboat

Vehicle-Accident-300An accident on Highway 40 this morning, closed the road for a brief period. Details about the accident are forthcoming, however the Colorado State Patrol described the accident as significant. The crash was just outside the Steamboat city limits, between Walton Pond and the entrance to Highway 131. Highway 40 is now open.

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