Tag Archives: hospital

Congressmen Question VA Over Hixson’s Treatment

Two US Congressmen have sent a letter to the VA on behalf of Cory Hixson, asking for an investigation into his treatment. The Craig veteran who received a Purple Heart after he was wounded fighting in Iraq, went missing from his home Continue reading

MCHS Grad Dies In Car Accident

2015 Moffat County High School Graduate Clayton Moon died in a car accident yesterday near Boulder. The 19-year-old was driving on Highway 52 when he drifted into the opposite lane and collided head on with a Continue reading

Accident Closes Victory Way

A two vehicle accident completely blocked West Victory Way in Craig this morning.  According to Craig Police, a tanker truck was pulling onto Highway 40 in front of Walmart when it was struck by a small pickup, which wedged under Continue reading

UPDATE: Icy Roads Wreak Havoc Monday

Icy and snow packed roads are thought to be the primary cause of multiple car accidents Monday.  Around 10 Monday morning two rollovers were reported on Highway 40. One occurred near the rest stop between Craig and Hayden and another near Hayden Station.  A driver who was approaching the Continue reading

Cars Collide After Driver Swerves To Miss Dog

Vehicle-Accident-300Two cars collided Wednesday morning near 1st and Ledford Street in Craig, after one of the drivers reportedly swerved to miss a dog. The accident occurred around 9:30. There were no passengers in the vehicles at the time of the crash. One of the drivers, a female, was transported to the Continue reading

Women Charged With Buying Teens Booze

cont-delinquency-minor-simpTwo women were charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor after a teenager ended up in Pioneers Medical Center in Meeker with alcohol poisoning.  36 year old Samanth Quinteros and 35 year old Brandy Crabill from Meeker turned Continue reading

Man Injured By Tractor

craig-fire-rescue-300A man was injured in an accident last night on a farm near Moffat County Road 15, about 6 miles northwest of Craig. A representative from the Craig Fire Department believes the man was injured while operating a tractor. He was transported to the Memorial Hospital with what Continue reading

UPDATE: Craig Man Airlifted After Rollover

September Rollover2A rollover yesterday afternoon, on Moffat County Road 22 north of Craig, sent two to the hospital, and resulted in injuries to two others. A fifteen year old juvenile, who was being taught how to drive, was the driver when the accident occurred. He lost control on a curve rolling the vehicle multiple times . One Continue reading

Collision On Highway 13

highway-13-smallA rear end collision on Highway 13 near the Yampa River Bridge reconstruction project 4 miles south of Craig sent one person to the hospital. The accident occurred Friday afternoon when a vehicle slowing down for the traffic light at the bridge was struck by the following car. One Continue reading

UPDATE: ATV Accident Near Craig Sends Three To The Hospital

moffat-county-sheriff-300An adult female and two juveniles, a 5 year old male and a 13 year old female, were taken to The Memorial Hospital following a 4 wheeler accident Saturday. The male was flown out on flight for life. The two females were treated for minor injuries. All three involved in the accident were from the area. The accident occurred north-east of Craig near Moffat County Road 70. According to a representative Continue reading

UPDATE: Rollover On Hwy 13 Sends Family to Hospital

Accident June 14 Hwy 13Four juveniles and two adults went to the hospital following a single vehicle rollover. The accident occurred 30 miles north of Craig on Highway 13 around 5 Tuesday afternoon.   All of the occupants were from  one family from Arizona. Continue reading

Free Clinic For Miners

The Memorial HospitalA free clinic is being offered for miners in the area who are at risk of lung disease. Free screenings will be offered Continue reading