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Driver sustains ‘life-threatening’ injuries in rollover Friday night

Victims names have not been released

Craig Daily Press Staff Report

A 26-year-old Craig man sustained life-threatening injuries after he was ejected from a rollover accident on Moffat County Road 7 Friday night, according to Colorado State Patrol. The passenger was a 21-year-old female. She's sustained serious injuries, according to state patrol. Alcohol and speed were suspected in the crash.

Two people were injured in a rollover accident in Moffat County Friday night.

As of 10:30 a.m. Sunday, the names had not been released, as family members still needed notification of the crash.

A 26-year-old Craig man was ejected from a truck Friday night on Moffat County Road 7 when the vehicle he was driving rolled over, according to Colorado State Patrol.

Alcohol and speed were suspected in the crash, according to Trooper Josh Lewis with state patrol.

The driver was transported to The Memorial Hospital with life-threatening injuries and was later flown out of Craig.

A 21-year-old female also was in the car. She, too, was transported to TMH and sustained serious injuries, according to Lewis.

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They were traveling northbound, headed toward a curb when the 2001 Ford F150 veered off the right side of the roadway, came back on the road and rolled over, Lewis said.

The vehicle blocked both directions of County Road 7.

The Craig Daily Press will update this story as more information becomes available.

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