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How Did People Die Last Year On Colorado Roads?

The Colorado Department of Transportation has released preliminary crash data for 2017, which indicates traffic fatalities in the state have increased by 29% since 2014. There were 630 traffic fatalities across the state last year, up 4% from 2016 when 608 people died.  Despite the states seat belt law, the data indicates 16 percent of Coloradans do Continue reading

Driver Loses Control, Strikes Embankment

No one was injured in a single vehicle accident Saturday Morning on Routt County Road 129 northwest of Steamboat. 27-year-old Thomas Hall of Hayden was driving when he drifted off the right side of the road. He over- Continue reading

Driver Falls Asleep, Crashes Car

One person sustained minor injuries in a car accident Sunday afternoon on Highway 131 near Toponas. 29-year-old William O’Leary from Oak Creek was driving when he is believed to have fallen asleep, resulting in his car leaving the Continue reading

Driver Arrested After Hitting Tree

One man was arrested for drunk driving over the weekend after he crashed his car into a tree on Routt County Road 178, near the intersection  of Highway 40. The man was not injured during the Continue reading

Driver Has Seizure, Hits Tree On Highway 40

A vehicle went off the road and struck a tree Wednesday on Highway 40 east of Steamboat.  A passerby called 911 and told dispatch the driver of the crashed vehicle was in the midst of a seizure. According to a representative with the Routt County Continue reading

Near Head On Accident On Highway 40

Two people were injured in a near head on collision outside of the McDonalds in Craig yesterday afternoon. A female driver, who was leaving McDonalds, failed to see a vehicle traveling east, resulting in the vehicles colliding around 3. Airbags deployed in the vehicle that was hit and the Continue reading

Accident Dumps Dozens Of Pigs Onto I-70 – See Video

A semi-truck rollover on Interstate 70 just east of Glenwood spilled dozens of pigs on to the highway Monday afternoon, bringing traffic in the westbound lane to a standstill. The accident occurred when the truck driver lost control and hit the right guard rail before crossing the Continue reading

One Killed, Trooper Injured In Accident Near Rifle

One person was killed yesterday, while another and a State Trooper were sent to the hospital, following an accident on I-70 near Rifle. The incident began when the state trooper pulled over a vehicle on the interstate around 5:30.  During the traffic stop an oncoming vehicle collided with Continue reading

One Killed, Seven Injured In Accident Near Kremmling

A two vehicle accident, on Highway 9 ten miles South of Kremmling, Saturday afternoon resulted in the death of 33-year-old Brian Ward of Denver. Ward was a passenger in a car being driven by 30-year-old Brandon Wilson also of Denver. Wilson and three other passengers in his vehicle were all injured in the accident, two received serious injuries. The accident occurred when Wilson slowed his car and Continue reading

Deer And Motorcycle Collision Near Dinosaur

A motorcycle/deer collision Thursday afternoon resulted in serious injuries to the driver and passenger. Dinosaur National Monument representative Dan Johnson confirmed that a 68-year-old male driver from Longmont collided with the deer around 1:30 on Harpers Corner Road near Dinosaur National Continue reading

Roll-Over On East Victory

A single vehicle roll-over accident occurred yesterday afternoon on East Victory Way in Craig. A man lost control of his pickup near the Bear Creek Animal Hospital just before 5:30, resulting in his vehicle ending up in the ditch next to the hospital entrance. According to Detective Bill Continue reading

Roll-Over On Highway 40 Saturday

A single vehicle roll-over occurred Saturday morning around 6:45 east of Craig near Craig Power Sports. The male driver, who was the only occupant at the time of the accident, was uninjured. It is unknown if the Continue reading