Tag Archives: Highway 40

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

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