Tag Archives: Highway 40

Roll-Over Closes Highway 40

Highway 40 was closed for a period of time Saturday after a single vehicle roll-over between Hayden and Milner. 32-year-old Amber Dun was driving when she lost control, resulting in her vehicle rolling, ending up on Continue reading

Passenger Killed In Saturday Truck Accident On Highway 40

A single vehicle accident on Highway 40 12 miles east of Kremmling, involving a large box truck, claimed the life a Colorado man. The accident occurred late Saturday afternoon when 19-year-old Justin K. Schwear, of Wheatridge, drove off the right side of the road, colliding with numerous trees. The Continue reading

Two Roll-Overs Monday

Snowy and icy roads caused issues for at least two drivers Monday in Routt County. 41-year-old Heather Ward of Oak Creek lost control on Highway 40 east of Steamboat, causing her vehicle to roll.  The extent of the injuries to Ward and a 27-year-old male passenger were not released. Ward was charged with Continue reading

Two Vehicle Accident Closes Highway

Highway 40 was closed for a period of time yesterday afternoon after a two vehicle accident east of Hayden. According to a post on the West Routt Fire Protection District Continue reading

UPDATE: Semi Rollover Shuts Down Highway 40

A semi-tanker rollover around 3:30 Friday afternoon, closed Highway 40 where it intersects with County Road 51A, the west entrance to the Yampa Valley Regional Airport.  Traffic was blocked in both directions to allow crews to deal with the clean up. The Continue reading

Vehicle Fire Closes Highway

Highway 40 was closed east of Steamboat for a period of time this morning after an SUV pulling a trailer caught fire. The cause of the fire is still under investigation. According to a Colorado Continue reading

Icy Conditions Lead To Road Closures

The recent snow storm caused multiple issues and road closures over the weekend. Highway 64 was closed near Rangely for a little over 2 hours early Sunday morning due to a stuck semi blocking the highway. Semi trucks that lost control blocking the Continue reading

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