Road crash

Man killed in scooter accident

A Durango man died Saturday evening on a low-powered scooter while he was pulled by an SUV.At 5:35 p.m. Saturday, Kevin Bruce, 65, was riding a scooter in the northbound lane of East Animas Road...

DATE: April 1, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

4-car accident clogs traffic on Main Avenue

A car crash that caused a chain reaction snarled rush-hour traffic Tuesday on Main Avenue.The crash was reported at 4:33 p.m. in the northbound lane of Main Avenue at 27th Street, in front of the...

DATE: March 6, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Police suspect road rage in accident

A Durango woman is suspected of using her car to sideswipe another vehicle and run it off the road Wednesday on Goeglein Gulch Road.Inshallah Perlman, 37, was cited for reckless driving resulting...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Teenager hit along U.S. 550

A 15-year-old Durango girl was seriously injured Thursday night after being hit by a pickup while walking northbound along U.S. Highway 550 north of Durango.Melia Adair, a student at Big Picture...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Accident slows traffic on U.S. 160

A Durango man escaped uninjured from a rollover accident Wednesday west of city limits on U.S. Highway 160.The accident occurred at 12:05 p.m. near the base of Hesperus Hill, said Trooper Jason...

DATE: Dec. 14, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Head-on crash closes Florida Road, 3 hurt

Three people were injured Tuesday in a head-on crash northeast of Durango on Florida Road (County Road 240).The crash between a van and a sedan occurred about 2:20 p.m. in the 4700 block of Florida...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man on motorcycle collides with deer

A Washington state man was in critical condition Monday after hitting a deer on his motorcycle west of Durango.The crash occurred Sunday morning on U.S. Highway 160, near County Road 105, in the...

DATE: Aug. 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Alcohol suspected in Molas Pass wreck

Authorities on Friday were investigating the possibility that a head-on crash on Molas Pass involved the use of alcohol.The crash sent two to the hospital, but neither had life-threatening...

DATE: July 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Drugs ‘likely’ caused crash

A Farmington man involved in a deadly head-on car crash last month west of Durango was driving under the influence of multiple prescription drugs, according to a toxicology report released this...

DATE: April 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Patrol wants crash probe

The Colorado State Patrol has asked engineers to investigate why two vehicles caught fire last week in a triple-fatal crash west of Durango.The two survivors of the head-on collision March 22 on...

DATE: April 1, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Driver in crash had DUI charge

A retired Farmington Police Department officer suspected of causing a deadly head-on car crash this week west of Durango was arrested five months earlier on suspicion of driving under the influence...

DATE: March 25, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Off-duty deputy: Seat belt saved him, nephew in crash

An off-duty La Plata County sheriff’s deputy credits seat belts for saving his and his nephew’s lives in a head-on collision in Utah.Deputy Daniel Gillen said he and his nephew were driving on U.S....

DATE: Feb. 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News