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Hwy 287 Closed in Campo

The Colorado Department of Transportation has closed Highway 287 northbound, nine miles north of the Oklahoma borderline in Campo, Colorado. A collision between a train and a semi trailer occurred at around 8:30am this Tuesday morning, May 28.  There are no reports of injuries at this time, although smoke from the accident was visible from a distance […]

CDOT Launches Unprecedented Motorcycle Safety Campaign

Campaign Reminds Riders: Choose To Ride with Gear to Save a Life STATEWIDE — Motorcycle crashes killed 82 riders and passengers on Colorado’s roads last year and over two-thirds of those killed (69%) were not wearing a helmet, so the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is reminding riders they have a choice to wear gear […]

Top Five Stories for the Week of July 9th

Here are the top five stories from this week in case you missed them. Weekend Highway Fatality in Bristol Area The Colorado State Patrol is investigating a one-vehicle crash that occurred July 7, 2012 on Highway 385, milepost 103 north of Bristol. A 1994 Plymouth Voyager mini-van was traveling northbound when the vehicle traveled off […]

Two car crash leaves one dead on Highway 50

Colorado State Patrol Press Release Trooper J. Lewis Public Information Officer 303-239-4583 The Colorado State Patrol responded to a two vehicle crash on Colorado Highway 50 where one person died and multiple others injured. At just after 2 PM about 15-20 miles outside of Pueblo a 2000 Jeep and 2003 Hyundai coupe hit, blocking the […]

Granada–Holly Highway Chase Results in Lamar Fatality

  Pursuit / Fatal Crash The Colorado State Patrol is currently investigating a three vehicle fatal crash that occurred on January 9, 2012, at approximately 9:40 P.M., on Highway 50 in the town of Holly. At approximately 9:34 PM, a Granada Police Officer attempted to contact a 1995 Camaro that was traveling eastbound, for reckless […]

“Text Me, I’m Dying to Hear from You”

      High School Students view the start of a mock exercise The dangers of texting while driving were brought home in dramatic fashion this past Friday morning, April 15, at Lamar High School. A mock car accident resulted in one fatality, the arrest of the teenaged driver and two passenger accident-injuries. Students lined […]