Tag Archives: Highway 40

Winter Conditions Result In Roll-Over

Winter driving conditions were a factor in a single vehicle roll-over that occurred Friday afternoon east of Craig. The driver lost control on Highway 40, near the Wyman’s Living History Museum, resulting in the vehicle leaving the highway, eventually coming to rest on the roof. The driver and the only Continue reading

UPDATE: Semi And SUV Collide

A driver of an SUV had to be extricated from her vehicle after the SUV collided with a semi Friday on Highway 40, 10 miles west of Craig. Both vehicles went off the road as a result of the accident. The driver of the SUV, who has been identified as 37-year-old Rachel Urbanik of Rangely, was Continue reading

Icy Conditions Cause Problems For Drivers

Icy conditions on Highway 40 resulted in 2 vehicles sliding off the road early Monday morning.  The drivers lost control on black ice, in separate incidents west of Hayden. According to 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

UPDATE: Accident Closes Highway 40, Drivers ID’d

Highway 40, 2 miles east of Hayden was closed for a period of time Friday, after 67-year-old Edwin Zaledzieski of Hayden drove his pickup across the center line of the highway and collided with a semi traveling in the Continue reading

Partial Closure Of Highway 40

Highway 40 will be partially closed in Steamboat through Wednesday morning at the intersection of Elk River road. The closure will allow paving operations to continue on the intersection. The partial closure will take place from Shield Drive  to Curve Court. The closure will be in effect during daylight hours Continue reading

UPDATE: Highway 40 Reopen

Highway 40 was closed over Rabbit Ears Pass for two hours Monday morning due to a jack-knifed moving van on the Highway. Crews were able to clear the moving van from the Continue reading

Multiple Fires Over The Weekend

Three fires occurred over the weekend in Moffat County. A house caught fire Saturday afternoon on Sequoia Street in Shadow Mountain. It took crews several hours to extinguish the blaze. The building was a total loss. Firefighters also responded to two wildfires, one north and the other west of Craig. The Continue reading

Highway 40 Closed Tuesday Night

The intersection of Elk River Road and Highway 40 will be closed tomorrow night through Wednesday morning to allow work to take place on the intersection. The intersection will be closed from 8 at night until 6 in the morning. Drivers in the area Continue reading

Colorado Man Killed In Highway 40 Roll-Over

A roll-over accident today on highway 40 resulted in the death of a 27-year-old man from Wheat Ridge. Levii Norwood lost control of his vehicle around one this morning, 7 miles east of Granby. The vehicle Continue reading

1 Dead After Truck Collides With Paving Equipment

A Utah man was killed yesterday afternoon on Highway 40, after he crashed his vehicle into paving equipment.  36-year-old Jason Christenson lost control of his truck about 24 miles west of Kremmling, resulting in the pickup going off the road at a high rate of speed where it collided Continue reading

One Injured In Highway 40 Motorcycle Accident

A man was injured in a motorcycle accident Tuesday Morning on Highway 40 west of Maybell. The 76-year-old from Washington initially failed to see another biker he was traveling with pull off the highway near Elk Springs. According to Captain Conrad of the Colorado Continue reading