Tag Archives: Highway 40

Highway 40 Rollover Death

HIGHWAY-40-150A Kremmling man died yesterday in a single vehicle rollover crash on Highway 40.   The victim, 31 year old Blake Mascia was killed when the Jeep CJ he was driving went off the road, collided with a tree and rolled down a steep embankment.  The accident occurred  about 8 miles east of Kremmling.  Mascia Continue reading

Paint Ball Range Controversy Near Dinosaur

MC Commissioners-150The Moffat County Commissioners yesterday, addressed a controversial application for a paint ball range in 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. Blue Mountain resident Troy Zufelt was before the Commissioners to address his application to the Moffat County Planning Commission to operate a paint ball range on his Continue reading

Accident At Intersection Of Highways 40 And 13

IMG_6787IMG_6784A multi-vehicle accident last night at the intersection of Highway 40 and Highway 13 south in Craig, resulted in the arrest of 51 year old Richard Charles Buchholz. Buchholz was charged with failure to obey a traffic control signal, failure to provide proof of insurance and driving with a revoked license for a prior alcohol offense. Photos of the accident courtesy of Doug Slaight.  Click to enlarge.

One Dies In Weekend Rollover On Highway 40

COLO-STATE-PATROL-3001One person lost their life and two others were seriously injured in a rollover accident on Highway 40 about 10 miles west of Steamboat. The single vehicle accident which involved 3 Boulder residents, all of whom were 21 years old, occurred around 4 yesterday afternoon. When emergency crews arrived at the scene, bystanders were performing CPR on one of the injured, a second person was out of the vehicle with multiple injuries while a third was still trapped in the vehicle and was required to be Continue reading

Morning Crash Sends Two to Hospital

IMG_6617IMG_6653 (1)IMG_6621 (1)Two people were taken to The Memorial Hospital at Craig this morning, after their vehicle rolled down an embankment off of Highway 40. According to the Colorado State Patrol, the crash occurred a little after six this morning, about 3 miles west of Craig. The cause of the accident has yet to be determined, but the vehicle ended up on its top. Firefighters pulled the occupants out of the vehicle, and they were taken to The Memorial Hospital for precautionary purposes. Pictures courtesy of Doug Slaight.  Click pictures to enlarge.

Semi-Tractor Rollover On Highway 40

Semi tractor rollover 3 Semi tractor rollover 1There was a semi-tractor rollover accident on Highway 40 South of Steamboat at Sky Valley Drive just before noon today.  The initial report said that there appeared to be smoke coming from the vehicle and driver was still inside the vehicle. Upon Continue reading

Fatal Crash near Kremmling

fatal-300A single vehicle rollover crash last night on Highway 40, about 25 miles west of Kremmling, took the life of a teenage boy.  Troopers responded to the scene and determined that a 16 year old boy from Kremmling, was traveling on Continue reading

Shooting in Grand County

District Attorney 14thAn officer involved shooting in Grand County yesterday has left one man hospitalized and three law enforcement officers on paid administrative leave as an outside party conducts an investigation. The Grand County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a burglary in progress at the Snooty Coyote Liquor Continue reading

Steamboat Transit to Adjust to Pro Cycling Tour

STEAMBOAT-TRANSIT-300Steamboat Springs Transit is preparing for the influx of people and road closures during the USA Pro Cycling Challenge this weekend. Downtown Lincoln Avenue, from 5th to 11th Streets, will be closed all day Sunday and Continue reading

Craig Firefighters Respond to Several Fires

craig-fire-rescue-300Fire danger remains high in Moffat and Rio Blanco Counties and moderate in Routt County. Proof of that came last week, when Craig firefighters responded to three fires in a matter of minutes, Thursday. The first was a 30 acre blaze on Moffat County Road 183, which is the bypass north of town. The fire was on the north side of Continue reading

Works Begins on Steamboat Intersection Next Week

City-of-SteamboatOn Tuesday and Wednesday of next week, Y.E.H. & Associates will conduct soil test boring work at the intersection of Highway 40 and Elk River Road. The tests are part Continue reading

Leaving Craig this Summer Means Leaving Early

C-DOTTraveling outside of Craig is taking a little more time than normal these days. Moffat County Commissioner Chuck Grobe updated the audience Tuesday on road construction activity Continue reading