Road crash

Two drivers cited in crashes involving superintendent’s wife

Two drivers involved in crashes on Friday night that injured Olga Snowberger, wife of Durango School Superintendent Dan Snowberger, have been cited by the Colorado State Patrol. Trooper Jeff...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2018 | UPDATED: 4 days 9 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Car crash injures Durango school superintendent’s wife

Olga Snowberger, the wife of Durango School District 9-R Superintendent Dan Snowberger, was seriously injured Friday night in a multiple car crash east of Durango and flown to Denver for medical...

DATE: Dec. 4, 2018 | UPDATED: 4 days 21 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Rolled truck was off approved routes for hazardous materials

A truck driver who crashed south of Silverton earlier this week, spilling an unknown amount of chemicals along U.S. Highway 550, has been cited with transporting hazardous materials on a route not...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Truck rollover closes Highway 550 for more than 24 hours

U.S. Highway 550 was closed for more than 24 hours after a truck hauling hazardous material crashed Wednesday night on Molas Pass, south of Silverton. It was possible the highway would reopen by 11...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Two major highways closed by semitrailer crashes Wednesday night

Two major highways in Southwest Colorado were closed by semitrailer crashes Wednesday night. A semitrailer crash south of Silverton closed U.S. Highway 550 around 7:40 p.m., and almost...

DATE: Nov. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Crash closes lane on U.S. Highway 550 south of Durango

An Audi station wagon and a tractor-trailer collided Thursday evening south of Durango, closing one side of U.S. Highway 550 near mile marker 9.4 for about 30 minutes, according to the Colorado...

DATE: Oct. 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

State Patrol arrests hit-and-run suspect east of Durango

State law enforcement arrested a man suspected of being involved in a hit-and-run crash Tuesday morning on U.S. Highway 160 east of Durango, officials said. The hit-and-run occurred around 7 a.m....

DATE: Oct. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Train hits sedan on 32nd Street, no injuries reported

The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge train and a Hyundai sedan were involved in a crash Wednesday morning in north Durango. The train was making its morning trip to Silverton about 9 a.m. when it...

DATE: Sept. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Texas man in serious condition after crashing north of Silverton

A Texas man suspected of drunken driving suffered serious injuries Tuesday night after losing control of his vehicle on a mountain road north of Silverton and careening more than 130 feet up an...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man cited for careless driving for crash on Hesperus Hill

By Mary Shinn Herald Staff Writer The driver of an SUV was cited for careless driving after a multiple vehicle crash Monday morning on Hesperus Hill. The driver of a 2005 GMC turned from Colorado...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Victim in fatal vehicle crash on Wolf Creek Pass is identified

The victim of a fatal crash involving multiple vehicles Monday near the base of Wolf Creek Pass was identified Tuesday as Joseph Leo Guarino, 63, of Elephant Butte, New Mexico, according to the...

DATE: Aug. 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield woman dies in motorcycle crash south of Silverton

A 58-year-old Bayfield woman died in a single-vehicle motorcycle crash Thursday morning 7 miles south of Silverton on U.S. Highway 550. Kathryn Tucker was traveling northbound on a 2013...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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