Tag Archives: Colorado State Patrol

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

C-DOT Launches Campaign to Reduce Distracted Driving

textThe Colorado Department of Transportation is partnering with the Colorado State Patrol to support nationwide efforts to end distracted driving. During the campaign, the National Safety Council recommends drivers stop using cell phones while driving, recognize that hands-free devices offer little safety benefit, understand the Continue reading

Craig Man Dies in Weekend Accident

IMG_1679The Colorado State Patrol is investigating a fatal accident on Moffat County Road 18 yesterday evening. According to the Colorado State Patrol, 52 year old Dennis Otis was killed when the driver of the car he was riding in lost control on a curve and rolled the vehicle.  Otis was ejected during the roll.  Wild Continue reading

Woman, Two Children Escape Serious Injury in Rollover

COLO-STATE-PATROL-3001The Colorado State Patrol and Craig Fire/Rescue responded to a rollover accident on Highway 13 about 20 miles south of Craig yesterday. Troopers say 42-year old Tonya Humphrey of Wyoming was driving toward Craig, when she drove off the side of the road and rolled her car. There were two children in the car with her. Everyone was wearing seatbelts, and no one Continue reading

Semi Spills Load of Cars on Rabbit Ears

COLO-STATE-PATROL-300A semi carrying a trailer load of automobiles overturned on Rabbit Ears Pass this morning, closing the highway for a few hours. According to the Colorado State Patrol, the accident happened on the west side of the pass at around 8:45 this morning. The trailer spilled its load of vehicles onto the roadway. No other occupied vehicles Continue reading