Steamboat woman in critical condition after crash

Matt Stensland
Steamboat Springs Police and members of Steamboat Fire Rescue come to the aid of an injured person involved in a one-car rollover accident just of U.S. Highway 40 near the Steamboat Campground Tuesday morning. Drivers were reporting black ice on the roads.
John F. Russell

— The Steamboat Springs woman who was pinned under her car Tuesday morning on the west side of the city was in critical condition late Wednesday afternoon.

Police on Wednesday identified the woman as Maria Eliazar “Elia” Aragon Carrion, 56. She is being treated at Denver Health Medical Center.

The crash occurred shortly before 8 a.m. on icy roads. Carrion’s Ford Explorer Sport Trac went off the road and rolled several times. Police said the woman was not wearing her seatbelt, and she was ejected from the vehicle.

Police officers and witnesses were able to lift the car off of Carrion. She was the only person in the car.

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Editor’s note: This story has been updated to correct the spelling of Maria Eliazar Aragon Carrion’s name.

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