UPDATED: Crash between bobtailing semi-truck, passenger vehicle in Craig sends one driver to hospital
October 2, 2018
Editor’s note: This story was updated at 3 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 4.
CRAIG — A two-vehicle crash at the corner of West First and Ranney streets sent one driver to the hospital Oct. 2.
The collision, which involved a bobtailed semi-truck and a passenger car, occurred about 11:45 a.m. and, according to Colorado State Patrol Trooper Gary Cutler, was caused by the 25-year-old truck driver, Codie Blondell, of Utah.
Blondell was cited for a traffic violation.
The 54-year-old female driver of the passenger car was able to move from her seat to the gurney for transport to The Memorial Hospital.
The extent of her “non-incapacitating” injuries is unknown, Cutler said. He had no information about a passenger who was in one of the vehicles at the time of the crash.
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The Craig Police Department, Colorado State Patrol, Craig Fire Rescue, and Memorial Regional Health Emergency Medical Service were among the agencies responding to the incident.