Tag Archives: motorcycle

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

62 Year Old Dies In Motorcycle Crash

Motorcycle-accident2-3001A 62 year old man died in a motorcycle accident Thursday. The Colorado State Patrol were called to the scene of the accident on Highway 14 six miles south of Walden just after 4 Thursday afternoon. They found that James Dages of Erie Colorado had Continue reading

Deer Collides With Motorcycle

Motorcycle-accident2-300Two people on a motorcycle were injured Friday afternoon when they collided with a deer on Highway 13, fourteen miles north of Meeker. 38 year old Justin Watson was driving when a deer crossed the road and collided with the bike sending Watson and his wife, 39 year old Carissa Watson tumbling down the road.   As both riders were wearing ample Continue reading

UPDATE: Motorcycle Rider Killed In Craig Accident

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One person died Monday afternoon when a motorcycle collided with a car in Craig.  The accident occurred just before 6pm on West Victory Way when a car pulling onto highway 40 collided with an oncoming Continue reading

Motorcycle Deaths Hit Record High

Motorcycle-accident2-300For the first time in the history of the state deaths from motorcycle accidents hit triple digits in Colorado in 2015. 106 people lost their lives on Colorado roads last year while driving motorcycles,an increase of over 10 percent from 2014, and 20% higher than the numbers in 2013. Close to 80% of the people who died were Continue reading

Motorcycle Accident In Craig

craig-fire-rescue-300One man was injured yesterday when he wrecked his motorcycle In front of the Travelers Inn on Highway 40 in Craig.  Emergency responders reported to the scene at about 7:15 last night. The driver of the motorcycle was transported to Continue reading

2015 Colorado Highway Fatalities Highest In Years

CDOTThe Colorado Department of Transportation is planning to “double down” on their traffic safety outreach this year after preliminary data from 2015 indicates that traffic fatalities rose by 10% making it the deadliest year on Colorado’s roads since 2008. Continue reading

Motorcycle vs Deer Accident

Motorcycle-accident2-300A man from Indiana was transported to the hospital after he struck a deer with his motorcycle.  The incident occurred Labor Day morning on Highway 13 about 10 miles south of Craig.  The driver of the motorcycle reportedly received relatively minor injuries.  The deer was fatally wounded. Continue reading

Motorcycle Crash in Wyoming Leaves Utah Man Dead

wyoming hpA fatal crash Monday resulted in the death of 64 year old Lynn Zingleman of South Jordan, Utah. The crash occurred just before noon on Interstate 80, within the city limits of Green River, Wyoming. Zingleman was on his motorcycle in a construction zone crossover on I-80. Traffic was reduced to one lane at the time. For unknown reasons, he crossed into oncoming traffic and Continue reading

Motorcycle, Vehicle Collision Near Craig Injures One

Motorcycle-accident2-300A collision earlier today, between a motorcycle and a vehicle, about 4 miles south of Craig, resulted in serious injuries to one person.  The Colorado State Patrol said that the driver of the motorcycle, 21 year old Stephen Heron of Glenwood Springs, was approaching Craig from the south on Highway 13. Continue reading