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Friday Morning Roll-Over on Highway 40

One man was injured in a single vehicle accident Friday morning on Highway 40, ten miles west of Craig. The male driver was outside of the vehicle when emergency crews arrived on the scene just after 8. The driver, who Continue reading

ATV Accident Injures Two

Two people were injured in an ATV accident Saturday night south-east of Craig. According to representative from the Craig Fire Department, two males in their 50’s were hurt after they rolled their side by side down an embankment on Continue reading

Animal Nest Causes Car To Catch Fire

An animal nest is believed to have caused a vehicle fire yesterday afternoon in Steamboat. The vehicle had reportedly been in storage for a period of time before it was driven yesterday. The driver was able to pull the vehicle over and exit safely, after smoke became visible in the cab of the car. Other drivers in Continue reading

Driver-Less Truck Causes Damage In Craig

An unoccupied pickup, that was either left in neutral or not put in park, caused minor damage in Craig Saturday afternoon. The incident occurred just after five when the driver-less truck knocked over a street Continue reading

UPDATE: Rollover On Highway 13

Two people were injured in a single vehicle rollover Friday on Highway 13 north of Craig. 39 year old Gerardo Martinez Da La Cruz was driving when he lost control of his vehicle just before one.  Da La Cruz and his passenger, 33-year-old Ana Perez-Alvarez, were both wearing Continue reading

Four Injured In Head On Crash

Four people were injured in a head on accident yesterday morning on Rabbit Ears pass. Icy roads are believed to have contributed to the incident which occurred just after 10. One of the drivers sustained serious injuries and was trapped in their vehicle, requiring extrication. It took emergency crews about a half an hour to remove the driver from the vehicle.  All those injured were taken to Continue reading

Car Collides With Tires On Highway 40

A freak accident occurred Tuesday afternoon near Craig when at set of dual rear tires fell off a truck and struck a car on Highway 40 4 miles east of Craig. According to Craig fire fighter Troy Hampton, the failure was caused by lug nuts that broke Continue reading

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

Chimney Fire Near Craig

Craig Firefighters responded to a chimney fire Tuesday night at a house on Cedar Trail near Moffat County Road 7, northwest of Craig. The fire was contained within the chase of the chimney, and crews were able to extinguish it shortly after arriving on the scene.  No one was Continue reading

Highway 13 Accident Sends 5 To Hospital

Five people were injured in a two vehicle collision on Highway 13 south of Craig. The accident occurred around 6 Saturday night, when 44-year-old Marina Martinez of Grand Junction lost control of her car on the snow-covered road. Her car then rotated and slid into the path of a vehicle driven by 33-year-old Amber Goodnow of Craig, which was traveling in the Continue reading

UPDATE: Hayden Police Officer Wounded On Christmas

A Hayden police officer suffered a slit wrist in an incident that occurred Christmas night.  Shawn Hockaday and another Hayden Police officer responded to a report that a man may have swallowed razor blades. When they arrived on scene the officers spoke with family members but were unable to locate 34 year old Hayden resident Michael Coleman, the one who was thought to have swallowed the Continue reading

UPDATE: Two Injured In Roll-Over

Two people were injured yesterday during a single vehicle rollover on Highway 40, 5 miles east of Craig. Emergency personnel responded to the accident just before 7 last night.  Though the injuries were believed to be minor, both were transported to the Memorial Hospital as a Continue reading