Tag Archives: Highway 40

Craig Teen Dies In Auto Accident

fatal-30017 year old  male Torivio Tovar  of Craig died following a two vehicle collision that occurred just before 3pm on US Highway 40 one mile west of Craig. Tovar was driving a Ford F250 away Continue reading

Semi, Pickup Accident On 40 West Of Craig Closes Highway

highway 40 crash-250An accident which took place around 3 Friday afternoon on highway 40 about 2 miles West of Craig completely stopped through traffic.  According to a State patrol Continue reading

Law Enforcement Looking for Impersonator

CRAIG-POLICE-BADGE-300Law Enforcement in Moffat County is looking for a police impersonator. In a joint press release from the Craig Police Department, the Moffat County Sheriff’s Office and the Colorado State Patrol, officials say they have had two reports over the last three weeks, of a possible impersonator performing traffic stops. Both Continue reading

Accidents Reported During Yesterday’s Snow Storm

COLO-STATE-PATROL-3001The Colorado State Patrol responded to a commercial motor vehicle crash yesterday on I-70 in Eagle County. The westbound lanes of the interstate were closed for nearly three hours because of the incident. A semi-truck and box trailer was on Interstate 70 in a left curve when the trailer lost traction on the snowy road. The Continue reading

Snow Causes Road Problems

B2G477dCIAAj_FFYesterday’s snowfall caused problems on many of the state’s roadways yesterday. The Colorado State Patrol reported several accidents along I-70 and I-25 yesterday, as well as along mountain roads. An accident yesterday on Highway 40 involved a jack-knifed semi just west of Milner. No details have been released on that Continue reading

Roadwork Continues in Steamboat

City-of-SteamboatConstruction work continues on Highway 40 in Steamboat. This week’s work includes Continue reading

Car vs Semi Head On Collision East Of Hayden

highway 40 crash-250A head on collision on Highway 40 ten miles east of Hayden yesterday sent both drivers to the hospital.  Unbelievably, both were examined Continue reading

Commissioners Refuse to Sign Ordinance

MC Commissioners-150The Moffat County Commissioners, yesterday, refused to sign off on a nuisance ordinance for the Blue Mountain Community. Blue Mountain is just east of Dinosaur, off of Highway 40. There are less than a dozen homes in the community, and a few of the residents showed up to yesterday’s commissioners meeting to complain Continue reading

Accident on Highway 40

Vehicle-Accident-300A traffic accident on Highway 40 west of Milner slowed traffic yesterday evening. Details of the accident are not clear, as troopers have yet to file a report. Witnesses reported seeing a single car with extensive front end damage. The accident slowed traffic to a crawl as troopers cleaned up the site.

Craig Teen “Lucky” to Survive Accident

Mile Marker 115 on Highway 40The Colorado State Patrol says a Craig teen was lucky to survive an accident yesterday morning in the Mount Harris Canyon on Highway 40. Troopers say 18-year old Jesse Decker fell asleep at the wheel at a little after 7:30 while entering a Continue reading

Fraser Woman Killed in Rabbit Ears Crash

fatal-300A 61-year old Fraser woman was killed in an accident yesterday afternoon that closed Rabbit Ears Pass for several hours. The Colorado State Patrol was informed of the two-vehicle crash at Continue reading

Highway 40 Over Rabbit Ears Closed

highway 40 crash-250An accident on Highway 40 on the east side of Rabbit Ears Pass near the intersection of Highway 14 closed highway 40 in both directions earlier today.  Details of the accident have not been released.  Traffic was detoured to highways 131 and 134 during the closure.  Highway 40 was reopened around 7 Friday night.