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One Dead In Highway 40 Accident

One person died in an accident yesterday morning on Highway 40. Ice and snow contributed to accident near Tabernash, when a 26 year old man from Denver lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a truck driven by Granby resident, 73 year old Lynn Kessler.  The 26 year old 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

UPDATE: Two Injured In Roll-Over

Two people were injured yesterday during a single vehicle rollover on Highway 40, 5 miles east of Craig. Emergency personnel responded to the accident just before 7 last night.  Though the injuries were believed to be minor, both were transported to the Memorial Hospital as a Continue reading

Firefighters Called To West Kum & Go In Craig

k-g-eye-burnThe West Craig Kum & Go was shut down for a period of time Tuesday afternoon after customers and employees complained of a burning sensation in their eyes. Craig firefighters were called and inspected the Continue reading

Snow Forces Closures Over The Weekend

snow-copHeavy snow caused issues Sunday, forcing the closure of multiple highways in Northwest Colorado. US 40 at Rabbit Ears Pass was closed between 11am and 3pm due to visibility issues and stuck cars and semi trucks on the highway. Colorado 14 from Highway 40 to Walden was also closed for Continue reading

Roll-over On Highway 40

roll-over-300A Craig man rolled his pickup Thursday night on Highway 40.  The crash happened around 6, approximately 6 miles east of Craig.  22 year old Hilton Smith from Craig was driving the vehicle when the accident occurred.   Smith, Continue reading

Truck Driver Dies Monday Morning On Rabbit Ears Pass

rabbit-ears-pass-accident-oct-31The driver of a semi hauling powdered cement died this morning after he lost control of his truck on the west side of Rabbit Ears Pass near Sky Valley Drive. Highway 40 was closed for a period to investigate and clear the accident site.  The name of the deceased man Continue reading

Work On Highway 40 Medians In Steamboat

SteamboatLandscaping work will be performed next week on Highway 40 medians in Steamboat, from “Pine Grove Road South” to “JD Hays Way”. Speeds will be reduced, and one lane of traffic will be closed in both directions. Work will take place from 7:30 to Continue reading

One Dead After Accident On Highway 40

Vehicle-Accident-300One person died yesterday afternoon in an accident on Highway 40 near Maybell.  A truck driven by 78 year old Judith Chance from California rolled after it drifted off the highway and struck a number of trees.  Chance sustained serious but non life threatening injuries during the accident and was transported to The Memorial Hospital.  Here passenger 79 year old Continue reading

SUV Collides With Motorcycle

Motorcycle-accident2-300There was an accident on Victory Way in Craig yesterday morning involving a motorcycle and an SUV. The accident occurred in front of the Conoco station when the driver of the motorcycle attempted to make a turn into the station from the center lane of the three lane one-way highway. The driver of the motorcycle failed to see an SUV Continue reading

Motorcycle And Car Collide On Highway 40

Motorcycle-accident2-3001One man was injured Monday during a two vehicle accident, between a car and a motorcycle, on Highway 40, 3 miles east of Craig. The 54 year old male driver of the motorcycle was heading east when he collided with a car making a turn off the highway. The driver of the motorcycle sustained Continue reading

Craig Teen Dies In Overnight Crash

COLO-STATE-PATROL-300A vehicle accident around 1:30 Monday morning claimed the life of a Craig teenager. According to a release from the Colorado State Patrol, a pickup driven by 18 year old Kenneth Corriveau, on Highway 40 about 5 miles east of Craig, traveled off the left side of the roadway before traveling back across the road and off the right side of the highway. A second pickup traveling in the opposite direction skidded to a Continue reading