Monthly Archives: June 2013

I-80 Closed Due To Fatal Two Truck Collision

On June 14, I-80 was closed most of the day due to a fatal accident involving two trucks, according to K2TV news in Wyoming. The collision killed one driver, injured the other and left the lone passenger uninjured. Authorities arrived on the scene at approximately 5:50 a.m. As they arrived, they found a tractor-trailer engulfed… read more

Motorcycle Wreck Claims Life Of Casper, Wyoming Man

According to K2TV in Wyoming, Jeremy Ware, a 33-year-old Casper resident, lost his life in a motorcycle accident. The fatal motorcycle accident happened in Mills, Wyoming at the intersection of Pendell Boulevard and Riverview Avenue. Ware’s vehicle was the only one involved in the accident. Speed was a contributing factor to the wreck, according to… read more

Wyoming Motorcyclist Killed, Two People Injured In Big Horn County Motorcycle Accident

An accident on a secondary Montana highway left a Wyoming motorcyclist dead and two other people injured, according to KBZK news in Bozeman, Montana. The motorcyclist was headed westbound on Montana Secondary Highway 314 near Kirby at 2:15 p.m. when he crossed over the double yellow line as he went around a curve and struck… read more

Colorado Governor Signs Legislation On Driving Under The Influence of Marijuana

Colorado legislation regulating the recreational use of marijuana, including driving-under-the-influence limits for motorists, took effect when Governor John Hickenlooper signed the measures into law on May 28, according to Reuters. These new laws set a 15 percent excise tax and an additional 10 percent sales tax on marijuana sales, set blood limits for driving while… read more

Motorcycle Collision Leaves One Person Seriously Injured

C-470 near Lucent Boulevard was the site of a serious motorcycle crash on June 8, according to CBS 4 in Denver. The eastbound lanes of C-470 were closed for several hours after the crash, which involved two motorcycles. The two motorcycles ran into each other and crashed, leaving one of the riders seriously injured, according… read more

Driver Runs Red Light, Causes Rollover Accident In Fort Collins, Colorado

On the morning of May 28, a red Nissan Maxima was heading north on Taft Hill Road when it ran a red light at the LaPorte Avenue intersection and collided with a Nissan Pathfinder, according to the Fort Collins Coloradoan. The accident caused the Pathfinder to rollover and left both vehicles heavily damaged, but fortunately,… read more

Victim of Apparent Motorcycle Accident in Sidney, Nebraska Leaves Authorities With Questions

The death of 27-year-old Nicholas Schmit of Grantsville, Utah has been reported by KNEB Radio as the result of an apparent motorcycle accident. His body was found on June 5, about 18 miles east of Sidney, Nebraska, along U.S. Highway 30. Schmit was discovered by residents passing by just after 5 a.m. However, according to… read more

Three-Vehicle Crash Near Colorado Springs Leaves One Dead And Four Injured

John Clark, 43, of Florissant, Colorado was the lone fatality in a three-car accident that sent four others to Colorado Springs hospitals on June 9. The Colorado Springs Gazette reported that accident happened at 11:20 a.m., as Clark was driving westbound on U.S. Highway 24 east of Florissant. Clark lost control on a curve, crossed… read more

Banning Technology In Cars May Hinder Not Help In Fight Against Distracted Driving

In the race to combat distracted driving, technology may be taking too much of the blame and not getting enough of the credit. There is no doubt that the use of technology, namely cell phones and smart phones, is one of the major contributing factors to distracted driving. However, according to a 2010 National Highway… read more

Motorcycle, SUV Accident in Colorado Springs Leaves One Man Dead, One Injured

[map id=”map1″ w=”375″ h=”375″ address=”Colorado Springs, CO” marker=”no” z=”14″] One man was killed and another injured when the motorcycle they were riding was involved in an accident with an SUV on the morning of May 25, according to the Denver Post. The SUV was being driven by an 82-year-old man, who allegedly turned in front… read more