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Accident Closes Victory Way

A two vehicle accident completely blocked West Victory Way in Craig this morning.  According to Craig Police, a tanker truck was pulling onto Highway 40 in front of Walmart when it was struck by a small pickup, which wedged under Continue reading

Truck Hauling Asphalt Rolls Near Phippsburg

Asphalt Truck 2016A semi hauling a tanker of hot asphalt crashed Tuesday morning on CO 131 near Phippsburg. 52-year-old Ronald Bell from Parachute was driving the semi when the rear tires of the trailer went off the highway, causing the entire unit to be pulled off the road and rolled onto its side.  Fortunately the asphalt was contained inside the tanker.  Bell was Continue reading

Craig Teen Dies In Auto Accident

fatal-30017 year old  male Torivio Tovar  of Craig died following a two vehicle collision that occurred just before 3pm on US Highway 40 one mile west of Craig. Tovar was driving a Ford F250 away Continue reading

Tanker Fire Reason for I-70 Closure Yesterday

I70 SIGNA tanker caught fire yesterday evening, closing westbound Interstate 70 near Gypsum for about an hour. Nobody was injured in the blaze.  Just after 5 yesterday, 43-year-old Vincent Vanputten, of Commerce City, was driving a tractor-trailer loaded with gasoline, when the trailer blew a tire and Continue reading