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Accident Dumps Dozens Of Pigs Onto I-70 – See Video

A semi-truck rollover on Interstate 70 just east of Glenwood spilled dozens of pigs on to the highway Monday afternoon, bringing traffic in the westbound lane to a standstill. The accident occurred when the truck driver lost control and hit the right guard rail before crossing the Continue reading

Van Collides With Semi

A van collided with a semi Wednesday afternoon on Highway 13, 2 miles north of Craig. The accident occurred when the driver of the van was attempting to make a u-turn in a no passing zone near the intersection of Highway 13 and Moffat County Road 112. While he was making the u-turn, the driver of Continue reading

Semi And SUV Collide In Craig

A semi and SUV collided at the intersection of 6th and Yampa yesterday afternoon in Craig. The 68-year-old male driver of the SUV failed to stop at the light at the intersection, hitting the semi around one in the afternoon. The driver of the SUV was treated on scene for his Continue reading

Highway 13 Closed After Semi And Car Collide

Highway 13 was closed for about two hours yesterday morning between Meeker and Rifle, after a semi and car collision. The accident occurred just after 5.  The highway was reopened to one lane of traffic around 7 and was fully open by 11 yesterday morning. The driver of the car was flown to Saint Mary’s Continue reading

High Speeds Contribute To Craig Roll-Over

A semi truck rolled over Wednesday afternoon on West First Street in Craig. The driver, 26-year-old Kalen Study of Casper, failed to navigate a turn when he lost control, sending his tractor-trailer into the ditch. Study was Continue reading

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