• May 29, 2019

3 Injured in Crash Over Memorial Day Weekend

3 Injured in Crash Over Memorial Day Weekend

GLENWOOD SPRINGS- Three people were injured in a crash on Highway 82 between Carbondale and Glenwood Springs over Memorial Day weekend.

According to authorities, the accident occurred at about 2:24 p.m at a highway intersection. A Subaru wagon was turning right onto the highway and failed to yield to a Dodge Ram pickup. Both drivers, whose names have not been released, were taken to Valley View Hospital.

The driver of the Subaru suffered serious but non-life threatening injuries. The driver and front-seat passenger of the pickup both suffered only minor injuries.

Colorado State Trooper Lucas Leifermann said that while charges in connection with the accident are pending, neither drugs nor alcohol are suspected to have played a role in the crash.

The westbound lanes of Highway 82 were temporarily diverted while crews investigated the scene.

Source: Aspen Daily News

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