Tag Archives: Highway 40

Car Catches Fire On Highway 40

craig-fire-rescue-300A vehicle caught fire Friday night, after striking a deer on Highway 40 about 13 miles west of Craig. The accident, which occurred around 11:30, caused issues with the engine resulting in it catching fire. The driver of the vehicle was Continue reading

UPDATE: Colorado On Pace To Set Record For Motorcycle Deaths

Motorcycle-accident2-300A rash of recent motorcycle accidents, has highlighted the importance that proper protection, following traffic laws and driving defensively play in avoiding…and in the event of…surviving…a motorcycle accident. A Craig man was killed late last month when he and his motorcycle collided with a car on Highway 40. 69 year old Continue reading

UPDATE: Motorcycle Riders Identity Released

IMG_0030IMG_0031A multi-vehicle accident occurred just after noon Tuesday on Highway 40 East of Craig near Ike’s Transmission. The accident involved a car with three passengers Continue reading

UPDATE: Highway 40 Accident Results in 2nd Motorcycle Death In Two Days

COLO-STATE-PATROL-3001The 2nd Northwest Colorado motorcycle accident death in two days occurred Friday on Highway 40. According the Colorado State Patrol, two people were on the motorcycle when it went off the Highway just before noon today, 6 miles west of Steamboat. The bike was pulling a trailer at the time. The driver of the motorcycle 56 –year-old Richard Baker of Continue reading

SUV’s Collide On Highway 40

COLO-STATE-PATROL-3002 SUV’s collided Tuesday morning on Highway 40 just east of Steamboat 2. 34 year old Peter Triervieler of Hayden was driving one vehicle when he crossed the center line and crashed into the left side of the other which was driven by August Saxe  from Houston Texas. Sax sustained minor Continue reading

Semi Accident On Highway 40

COLO-STATE-PATROL-3001A semi truck carrying diesel fuel rolled over Thursday morning on the east side of Rabbit Ears pass on Highway 40 in Grand County. The driver of the truck lost control sending the truck down an embankment and into a ditch. There were two passengers at the time of the accident, both received minor injuries and were Continue reading

Fire Near Highway 40

craig-fire-rescue-300A lightning strike caused a small fire yesterday near Highway 40 east of Craig near the Routt County line. A representative form the Craig Fire Department said that a small tree was struck, causing the undergrowth and a few downed trees to Continue reading

UPDATE: Motorcycle Rider Killed In Craig Accident

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One person died Monday afternoon when a motorcycle collided with a car in Craig.  The accident occurred just before 6pm on West Victory Way when a car pulling onto highway 40 collided with an oncoming Continue reading

Pothole Repairs In Steamboat

SteamboatPothole work will be taking place this week in Steamboat at the intersection of Highway 40 and Elk River Road. The work will start tomorrow and last through the end of the week. The Colorado Department of Transportation will control traffic while the work is taking place so Continue reading

Pickup Rollover Just East Of Craig

IMG_8749 IMG_8752No one was injured in a single vehicle rollover Tuesday afternoon.  The accident, about 4 miles east of Craig on Highway 40 occurred just before 3.  According to the Colorado State Patrol, the driver of a pickup was traveling within the speed Continue reading

SUV Collides Head-On With Bus In Steamboat

steamboat SUV- bus crashThe Driver of an SUV that collided head-on with a Regional Transport Bus in Steamboat was seriously injured yesterday. The accident occurred on Highway 40 one mile west of Steamboat around six last night. According to the State Patrol, the driver, an unidentified male, Continue reading

UPDATE: Vehicle Crash In Craig Barely Misses Building

22516 Craig Crash 122516 Craig Crash 2A single vehicle accident at the Intersection of Victory Way and Taylor in Craig just before 2 Thursday afternoon, sent the driver, 26 year old Continue reading