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Tipped Over Semi Closes Highway 40

A tipped over semi resulted in Highway 40 being closed for a period of time yesterday afternoon on the east side of Rabbit Ears Pass. The trucks driver lost control, causing the semi to slide off the road where it struck a guard rail, which led to the trailer tipping over.  The highway was closed from 12:30 Continue reading

Jackknifed Semi Blocks Highway 40

The unexpectedly heavy snowfall caused issues all across Northwest Colorado yesterday.  In one incident a jackknifed semi blocked both lanes of Highway 40 on Rabbit Ears Pass near the intersection of Highway 14.  The lanes were blocked in both directions from around 2 to 5:30 yesterday afternoon, although traffic was able to pass using the Continue reading

Highway 14 Closed For Semi Recovery

Highway 14 was closed yesterday between Walden and Highway 40 to remove a semi that slid off the road. The road had to be closed from to 5 to 6:15 to allow a tow-truck to pull the semi back onto the highway.  Icy and snow packed roads Continue reading

Semi Accident Closes I-70 Near Silverthorne

I-70 was closed last night 4 miles east of Silverthorne for almost 6 hours after a semi crash. The accident occured around 7, when the semi driver rolled his tractor-trailer spilling his load of 50 foot oil and gas pipes onto both sides of the highway, closing I-70 in both directions. The Continue reading

Accident North Of Meeker Slows Down Traffic For Hours

highway-13-smallA tractor-trailer slid off Highway 13 just north of Meeker shortly after Midnight Friday and rolled onto its side. The accident caused the semi’s saddle tank to rupture spilling about 150 gallons of diesel fuel. Crews worked until almost 1 Friday afternoon to clean up the majority of the fuel. During the clean-up, passage through the area was down to one lane Continue reading

Semi And Car Collide Near Shadow Mountain

semi-vs-car-1A semi truck and a car collided near the intersection of Moffat County Road 7 and Maple Street last night around 5, near the Shadow Mountain subdivision in Craig. The semi which was making a wide turn into a driveway was struck by a car as it 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

Woman Dies After Semi Hits Motorcycle

Motorcycle-accident2-300One woman died Tuesday night in Wyoming, after a semi truck struck the motorcycle she was riding on I-80 37 miles east of Rock Springs. 48 year old Jody Dossett from Hartford South Dakota lost control after a semi being driven by 69 year old Dulian Leszek ran into the back of her motorcycle. Dosset was thrown from her bike and Continue reading

Fire Engulfs And Destroys Semi Truck

IMG_8073IMG_8108A passerby Friday noticed a semi truck on fire in the parking lot of Peroulis Brothers Trucking. The Craig Fire Department responded and quickly extinguished the blaze.  According to Craig Firefighter Troy Hampton the truck had been 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

Semi Collides With School Bus Near Craig

SCHOOL BUSNo injuries were reported following a collision Friday afternoon between a school bus and a semi-truck. The bus was stopped on the side of the road as the semi approached from behind. While, the semi avoided a Continue reading

Semi Spills Load of Cars on Rabbit Ears

COLO-STATE-PATROL-300A semi carrying a trailer load of automobiles overturned on Rabbit Ears Pass this morning, closing the highway for a few hours. According to the Colorado State Patrol, the accident happened on the west side of the pass at around 8:45 this morning. The trailer spilled its load of vehicles onto the roadway. No other occupied vehicles Continue reading