Road crash

Ridgway man who drove off Red Mountain Pass in stable condition

A 39-year-old Ridgway man whose vehicle went 370 feet off U.S. Highway 550 and down an embankment near Red Mountain Pass was in stable condition Monday morning, according to a spokesman at St....

DATE: Oct. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Truck driver hits power pole, knocks out electricity in Bayfield

A Denver truck driver is suspected of hitting a power pole Thursday on Commerce Drive in Bayfield, then driving away before being stopped by the Colorado State Patrol. The driver, Vladimir...

DATE: Oct. 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Three-car crash shuts down Broadway near Cortez

A three-vehicle collision Friday afternoon resulted in multiple injuries and shut down U.S. Highway 491 near County Road N. Cortez and Lewis-Arriola firefighters, Colorado State Patrol troopers and...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Oversized trailer jackknifes at DoubleTree intersection

The driver of an oversized truck failed to negotiate a turn at the intersection of U.S. Highways 550/160 on Thursday evening, causing a trailer carrying a massive propane tank to jackknife. Cmdr....

DATE: Sept. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Video captures car colliding with tree on Main Avenue

Video surveillance from Durango Rapid Wash shows a speeding car narrowly miss a pedestrian before colliding with a tree Tuesday on Main Avenue in Durango. The crash occurred at 2:40 p.m. in the...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pedestrian struck by car on north Main

Northbound traffic was temporarily reduced to one lane Tuesday evening after a pedestrian was hit by a car on north Main Avenue. John Dever with the Durango Police Department said two men were...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

One dead in rollover crash north of Durango

A man driving a white pickup died in a rollover crash Friday evening north of Hermosa. The crash occurred about 6 p.m. near the top of Shalona Hill where County Road 250 connects with U.S. Highway...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango woman who hit bicyclist cited with careless driving

A 22-year-old Durango woman who is suspected of distracted driving after she struck a bicyclist on north Main Avenue last week has been cited with careless driving causing bodily injury, a class I...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos man who hydroplaned, killed two, formally charged

A Mancos man has been charged with two counts of vehicular homicide after hydroplaning into oncoming traffic on U.S. Highway 160 last month, hitting a vehicle with a family of four and killing two....

DATE: Aug. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Two-car crash closes Highway 160 Wednesday morning near Mancos

U.S. Highway 160 was closed in both directions for about an hour Wednesday morning for a two-car crash near Mancos. The crash occurred about 7:25 a.m. a few miles southwest of Mancos near County...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bicyclist hit by car in Durango remains in serious condition

Friends of the Durango bicyclist who was hit Monday on Main Avenue by a driver suspected of being distracted have set up a fund for donations to help him. Christopher Balchunas, 63, was airlifted...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News