UPDATED: Small pickup truck lands in ditch north of Craig | CraigDailyPress.com

UPDATED: Small pickup truck lands in ditch north of Craig

A small pickup truck crashed in the ditch between Rocky Mountain Auto and the city of Craig shop about 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 30.
Sasha Nelson/staff

Editor’s Note: This story has been updated.

CRAIG — A small pickup truck crashed about 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 30, landing in a ditch off Colo. Highway 13, north of Craig between Rocky Mountain Auto and the city of Craig shop.

The 86-year-old female driver of a Nissan Frontier pickup truck was heading southbound on Colorado Highway 13 when she went off the right side of the road into a ditch. 

The cause of the crash is not yet known and the incident is under investigation, said Craig Police Chief Jerry DeLong.

The driver, who was the only occupant, was injured and was receiving treatment on the scene by Memorial Regional Health Emergency Medical Service.

DeLong said that he was unable to release any additional information nature of her injuries or treatment, and he unsure if she was transferred to the hospital. 

The truck was towed.

The Craig Police Department is investigating the incident. Also responding were Craig Fire Rescue and Colorado Parks & Wildlife. Colorado State Patrol provided traffic control to allow Colo. 13 to remain open.

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