New Mexico women cited with DUI in crash near Bayfield

A woman from New Mexico was cited on suspicion of driving under the influence, careless driving and possession of an open container of alcohol in a crash last week on U.S. Highway 160 in front of...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Two pedestrians hit by car while crossing 32nd Street

Two pedestrians were hit by a car while crossing 32nd Street on Thursday, requiring a 64-year-old Tucson, Arizona, man to be airlifted to a hospital in Grand Junction. Durango Police Department...

DATE: Nov. 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

U.S. Highway 160 crash reported in Bayfield

The Colorado State Patrol was investigating a possible three-car crash Thursday night in front of the Conoco gas station in Bayfield. Master Trooper Gary Cutler said one person was under...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

VIDEO: Footage captures Jeep falling off Black Bear Pass

A stunning video captured footage of a Jeep that fell off Black Bear Pass earlier this month, seriously injuring a 23-year-old Durango woman and nearly missing another vehicle. The video, posted...

DATE: Oct. 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Car goes off Red Mountain Pass, driver cited for careless driving

A driver and a passenger escaped with no injuries after driving off a section of U.S. Highway 550’s Red Mountain Pass last weekend, according to Colorado State Patrol. Trooper Joshua Lewis said...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango woman seriously injured in Jeep rollover near Telluride

A Jeep rolled off and down several switchbacks on Black Bear Pass onto Bridal Veil Road near Telluride on Saturday, seriously injuring a 23-year-old Durango woman who was in the passenger seat. The...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Truck drivers will be stopped on Wolf Creek Pass to talk dangers of travel

Underscoring the dangers of U.S. Highway 160’s Wolf Creek Pass, highway authorities plan to stop semitrailer drivers and educate them about how best to navigate the pass, which features a steep...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Aztec man dies after driving off Coal Bank Pass

A 64-year-old Aztec man died Saturday after driving off Coal Bank Pass on U.S. Highway 550, north of Durango. Colorado State Patrol Trooper Josh Lewis said a 2013 Toyota sedan traveling south was...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Drivers urged to use caution as big game start migrations

Drivers are urged to use extra caution this fall as deer and elk begin to migrate from the high country. Colorado Parks and Wildlife spokesman Joe Lewandowski said deer have already started their...

DATE: Oct. 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Off-road vehicle rolls north of Silverton, sending six to hospital

An off-highway vehicle that rolled 100 yards down a steep embankment Wednesday north of Silverton resulted in one child having to be taken by helicopter to Mercy Regional Medical Center. DeAnne...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pedestrian killed by vehicle south of Cortez

A pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle Tuesday evening on U.S. Highway 160/491 just south of Cortez, according to the Montezuma County coroner. Coroner George Deavers said a 19-year-old...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango woman dies in crash west of Delta

A 30-year-old Durango woman died Sunday after driving off U.S. Route 50, west of Delta, according to the Colorado State Patrol. Trooper Josh Lewis said Justine Byrum was driving east on Route 50...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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