Tag Archives: truck

UPDATE: Rollover Victim Identity Released

One person died in a roll-over accident Tuesday night near Stage Coach Reservoir.  54-year-old  Robert Dickey of Oak Creek  lost control of an organic waste truck while driving on Routt County Road 16, sending the vehicle down a steep embankment. Continue reading

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

Space Heater Starts Blaze

Fire destroyed a pickup Wednesday at a home near Craig City Park.  Use of an electric space heater under the hood of the truck ignited the blaze.  The vehicle was fully engulfed in flames when Craig Firefighters arrived just before noon.  The fire was quickly extinguished.  No other property was Continue reading

UPDATE – Crane-Truck Accident Near Rangely

A crane-Truck rolled over just after 10 Wednesday morning, on Highway 64, 12 miles east of Rangely. The accident sent the driver of the truck to the hospital with minor injuries.  He was identified as 40-year-old Casey Sanders of Grand Junction.  During the crash, approximately 50 gallons of diesel fuel spilled into the snow.  Clean up and recovery crews 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

Accident On Highway 13

north-bipass-accidentA car and a truck pulling a camper collided Sunday night at the intersection of the Craig north bypass and highway 13. The accident occurred just before 6:30, no one was seriously injured.  Additional Photos of the accident Continue reading

Car Chase Ends In Arrests

carchasegraphicA man was arrested last week east of Rangely, after a lengthy vehicle pursuit. On Friday morning a Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s officer attempted to stop 22 year old David Morgan on highway 64 about halfway between Meeker and Rangely, after it was determined the pickup he 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

Engine Fire Destroys Pickup Near Craig

IMG_0485The engine of a pickup pulling an empty horse trailer caught fire early Wednesday afternoon completely destroying the vehicle. The horse trailer was not damaged. The vehicle was traveling on Moffat County Road 35 about 3 miles south of the Moffat County Airport when the fire began. No one was 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

Steamboat Working To Clear Streets Of Snow

steamboat-logo-charcoal-300Steamboat Springs has received over 30 inches of snow fall in the past four days. To help clear the streets, Steamboat’s Public Works Department has added road graders to assist their sand truck in plowing. Continue reading

Craig Police Department Crime Alert

CRAIG-POLICE-BADGE-300Recently the Craig Police Department warned citizens to lock their vehicles to prevent the opportunity for criminals entering the vehicles and taking personal valuables left in them. During a rash of recent incidents, cars were entered and items stolen, but the trend continues where many cars were unlocked. However, in several instances the cars were locked and forcefully entered. Continue reading