Tag Archives: Highway 13

Trailer Catches Fire North Of Craig

A flat-bed trailer carrying a backhoe caught fire Saturday evening on Highway 13, 9 miles north of Craig. The driver who was pulling the trailer, was able to get the backhoe off the trailer and had made progress controlling the blaze by the time Craig firefighters arrived on Continue reading

Teen Killed In Highway 13 Accident

A teenager was killed early Saturday afternoon in a two vehicle accident on Highway 13, 20 miles south of Meeker. 19 year old Brodie Tiffany of Silt died when the pickup he was driving was struck by a car traveling in the opposite direction. The car being driven by, 71 year old Paul Matson of Centennial, had traveled off the right side of the roadway. Matson then overcorrected sending his car into the oncoming lane colliding with the Continue reading

One Dead In Highway 13 Accident

A Grand Junction man died in an accident yesterday on Highway 13 north of Rifle. 54-year-old Troy Friar was driving when he lost control and rolled his vehicle. Friar, who was pronounced dead at the scene, was not wearing his seat belt Continue reading

UPDATE: Man Requires Extrication After Roll-Over

A man was required to be extricated from his vehicle Friday night.  According to trooper Josh Lewis of the Colorado State Patrol, it took crews approximately ten minutes to remove 56-year-old Paul Tegtmeier of Parachute from the vehicle, which had Continue reading

UPDATE: Rollover On Highway 13

Two people were injured in a single vehicle rollover Friday on Highway 13 north of Craig. 39 year old Gerardo Martinez Da La Cruz was driving when he lost control of his vehicle just before one.  Da La Cruz and his passenger, 33-year-old Ana Perez-Alvarez, were both wearing Continue reading

Single Vehicle Rollover On 13 North Of Craig

The driver of a pickup truck was not injured when his truck and a trailer he was pulling rolled  over on Highway 13 north of Craig Tuesday morning.  According to trooper Nate Reid of the Colorado State Patrol, 25-year-old Clayton Kawcak of Craig was the only person involved in the accident which occurred just before 10.  The cause of Continue reading

Man Who Rolled Car Thursday Turns Himself In

The driver who rolled his vehicle last Thursday on Highway 13 north of Craig turned himself in Wednesday night after a warrant was issued for his arrest.  The driver was identified as 34 year old Craig resident Tanner Sholes.  Sholes was wanted for careless driving, driving Continue reading

UPDATE: Rollover On 13 North Of Craig

Emergency personnel responded to a report of a vehicle rollover around noon Thursday, on Highway 13.  When they arrived at the scene of the accident, 4 miles north of Craig, they found a Subaru station wagon upside down off the side of the road, but could not find anyone who was Continue reading

Highway 13 Accident Sends 5 To Hospital

Five people were injured in a two vehicle collision on Highway 13 south of Craig. The accident occurred around 6 Saturday night, when 44-year-old Marina Martinez of Grand Junction lost control of her car on the snow-covered road. Her car then rotated and slid into the path of a vehicle driven by 33-year-old Amber Goodnow of Craig, which was traveling in the Continue reading

UPDATE: Icy Roads Wreak Havoc Monday

Icy and snow packed roads are thought to be the primary cause of multiple car accidents Monday.  Around 10 Monday morning two rollovers were reported on Highway 40. One occurred near the rest stop between Craig and Hayden and another near Hayden Station.  A driver who was approaching the Continue reading

Construction On Yampa River Bridge Suspended

highway-13-smallThe work taking place on the Yampa River Bridge on Highway 13 south of Craig will be suspended through the winter. The work will be suspended through the beginning of March and Continue reading

One Sent To Hospital After Roll-over

car-accident-300A single vehicle accident sent the driver to the hospital yesterday with what were believed to be minor injuries. The incident occurred on Highway 13 north of Craig around one yesterday afternoon. According to the Colorado State Patrol, the driver lost control of the Continue reading