Tag Archives: Colorado State Patrol

Morning Crash Sends Two to Hospital

IMG_6617IMG_6653 (1)IMG_6621 (1)Two people were taken to The Memorial Hospital at Craig this morning, after their vehicle rolled down an embankment off of Highway 40. According to the Colorado State Patrol, the crash occurred a little after six this morning, about 3 miles west of Craig. The cause of the accident has yet to be determined, but the vehicle ended up on its top. Firefighters pulled the occupants out of the vehicle, and they were taken to The Memorial Hospital for precautionary purposes. Pictures courtesy of Doug Slaight.  Click pictures to enlarge.

CPW Warns Drivers to Watch for Wildlife

colorado parksAs November 1st brings an end to daylight savings time, Colorado Parks and Wildlife reminds Colorado motorists of the higher risk of being involved in a wildlife-related accident. According to the Colorado Department of Transportation, November sees more car accidents involving wildlife than any other Continue reading

Fatal Crash near Kremmling

fatal-300A single vehicle rollover crash last night on Highway 40, about 25 miles west of Kremmling, took the life of a teenage boy.  Troopers responded to the scene and determined that a 16 year old boy from Kremmling, was traveling on Continue reading

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