Head-on crash closes Colo. 13
CRAIG — Both lanes of Colo. Highway 13 reopened about 11:50 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 8, after they were closed in both directions shortly after 10 a.m. following a head-on collision between a pickup truck and a sedan.
Fire crews from Craig, as well as troopers from Colorado State Patrol, were working at the scene —on Colo. Highway 13, near Moffat County Road 54 — to extricate the driver of the sedan from the vehicle about 10:30 a.m.
Emergency crews could be seen removing the roof of the sedan to extricate the driver, who was later transported by ambulance to The Memorial Hospital in stable condition, according to police on the scene.
The driver of the pickup was out of the vehicle, walking around at the scene, and uninjured, police said.
As of 11 a.m., Colo. 13 remained closed in both directions, and emergency workers were advising drivers in the area to find alternate routes. Colorado Department of Transportation was on the scene assisting with road cleanup to get traffic moving again.
It was not immediately known whether there were other occupants in either vehicle. The Craig Press will update this story as more information becomes available.
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