Monthly Archives: November 2013

Distracted Driver Causes Glenwood Springs Rollover Accident

A distracted driver, according to the Post Independent, caused a November 11 rollover accident in Glenwood Springs, Colorado. “The accident occurred at 11:50 a.m., and caused no serious injuries,” Colorado State Patrol Trooper Jeremy Tice told the Post Independent. The accident happened on Highway 82 and only involved a single vehicle, a 2000 Ford Focus… read more

Woman Killed in Genesee SUV, Motorcycle Accident

An accident between a motorcycle and a SUV near Genesee, Colorado left a woman dead, according to ABC 7 in Denver. The accident occurred in the evening on November 10 in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 70. The woman who was killed was a passenger on the motorcycle, which was driven by an unidentified man.… read more

Air Force Implements Changes for Motorcyclists

In September, the Air Force implemented changes to its traffic safety program that affect motorcyclists and cyclists. According to the Colorado Springs Military Newspaper Group (CSMNG), the 50th Space Wing Safety Office put the changes to Air Force Instruction 91-207 (AFI), the U.S. Air Force Traffic Safety Program, into effect on September 12. “The changes… read more

Denver Four-Car Accident Shuts Down Light Rail’s D-Line

On November 7, a sport utility vehicle ran a red light, causing a four-vehicle accident that spilled over onto the D-line of Denver’s light rail system. According to ABC 7 in Denver, the accident happened shortly before 2 p.m. at the intersection of Welton Street and Park Avenue West in downtown Denver. Four people were… read more

Officer Killed in Colorado Springs Motorcycle Crash Honored

On November 4, a motorcycle officer killed during a high-speed pursuit was amongst a group of officers honored by the Colorado Springs Police Department. According to the Colorado Springs Gazette, the officer, Matthew Tyner, was honored as a part of the 28th Annual Medal of Valor Luncheon, which was presented by the Police Foundation of… read more

Pedestrian Killed, Two Injured in Denver Car Accident

CBS 4 in Denver is reporting that one pedestrian was killed and two others injured in an October 26 car accident. The fatal car accident happened in downtown Denver in the 2700 block of Walnut Street sometime after 2 a.m. At that time, according to reports, a 25-year-old woman hit multiple people with her car,… read more

Police Chase Leads to Colorado Springs Car Accident

On November 5, The Gazette reported that a high-speed police pursuit resulted in a car accident and serious injuries. The accident happened around 3:18 p.m. on November 4 at the intersection of North Circle Drive and North Union Boulevard in Colorado Springs. According to CBS 11 in Colorado Springs, 24-year-old Antonio Reddell was speeding and weaving through… read more

$50,000 Settlement in Pitkin County Motorcycle Wreck Lawsuit

Pitkin County and a Denver woman injured in a 2012 motorcycle accident caused by an animal control officer have reached a $50,000 settlement. According to the Aspen Daily News, on June 6, 2012, Wanda Saindon was riding a Harley Davidson driven by her husband in Clear Creek County, Colorado, when they were involved in a… read more

Mayor Injured in Woodland Park Motorcycle Wreck Returns Home

For the last couple of weeks, we have been following the saga of Woodland Park’s mayor as he recovered from a motorcycle accident. Now in the latest update of this story, Mayor Dave Turley finally returned home following his October 8 motorcycle accident, according to Our Colorado News. The mayor’s accident happened on Tarryall Road… read more

Denver Truck Accident Leaves Cyclist Injured

The Denver police are searching for the driver of a semi-truck that hit a bicyclist and fled the scene, according to ABC 7 in Denver. The accident happened in Denver’s LoDo neighborhood near Coors Field on October 28. At around 6:30 p.m., a semi-truck and a bicyclist collided at the intersection of Park Avenue West… read more