Man killed in two-vehicle crash in south Glenwood
Glenwood Springs Post Independent
An 88-year-old male passenger died from injuries suffered in a Wednesday afternoon two-vehicle crash near McDonald’s on Highway 82 in Glenwood Springs.
According to the Glenwood Police Chief Terry Wilson, police are currently investigating the cause of the accident that occurred around 2:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Wilson said that it appears to be a fail-to-yield situation where an SUV turned left in front of a trash dumpster roll-off truck at the intersection.
The victim was taken to Valley View Hospital after a lengthy extrication at the accident scene, and died a short time later, according to reports. The male passenger’s identity was not immediately released.
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