Tag Archives: serious injuries

C-DOT Launches Campaign to Reduce Distracted Driving

textThe Colorado Department of Transportation is partnering with the Colorado State Patrol to support nationwide efforts to end distracted driving. During the campaign, the National Safety Council recommends drivers stop using cell phones while driving, recognize that hands-free devices offer little safety benefit, understand the Continue reading

Ski Patrol Member Suffers Serious Injuries in Fall

Steamboat-Ski-Resort-300A Steamboat Ski Patrol member was flown to a Denver hospital yesterday after reportedly suffering serious injuries in a fall at the Steamboat Ski Area. Authorities say 63-year old Michael Fosdick was skiing on the upper Rainbow Continue reading

Illinois Woman Killed in Head-on Crash Near Redstone

fatal-300A 21-year-old Illinois woman died in a two-vehicle, head-on crash on Highway 133 north of Redstone on Saturday night. The names of all involved are being held pending notification Continue reading

Freak Sledge Hammer Accident Sends Woman to Hospital with Serious Injuries

COLO-STATE-PATROL-300A freak accident on Highway 64 between Meeker and Rangely sent a Texas woman to the hospital with serious injuries yesterday afternoon.  According to a press release, an airborne sledge hammer came crashing through the windshield of Larry and Pamela Neill’s car, striking Pamela in the head.  She was taken to Rangely District Hospital, and Continue reading