Tag Archives: embankment

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

Roll-Over Kills 2, Injures 2 Others

Alcohol consumption is believed to have contributed to an accident Friday that killed two people on private property in Garfield County. 40-year-old Cody Christopher was driving on Puma Paw Ranch Road off of Garfield County Road 219 near Rifle, when he lost control, resulting in his SUV rolling Continue reading

One Injured In Single Vehicle Accident

One person was injured in a single vehicle accident Tuesday morning on Routt County Road 33 west of Steamboat. 27-year-old Jordan Register was driving when he lost control, resulting Continue reading

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.

Craig Man Killed in Motorcycle Accident

BOWERSA Craig man was killed in a motorcycle accident on Highway 13 last night. State Troopers say 41-year old Jesse Bowers was riding into Craig, about 5 miles south of town, when he lost control of his bike and laid it down on the shoulder. Bowers was thrown from the bike off a steep embankment. Although he was wearing his Continue reading