No serious injuries in head-on wreck | AspenTimes.com
YOUR AD HERE »

No serious injuries in head-on wreck

Aspen Times Staff Report

Three people escaped serious injury in a head-on crash in the Snowmass Canyon section of Highway 82 Saturday morning, according to the Colorado State Patrol.

According to Trooper Joe Wilson, a 1982 Ford pickup driven by a white female was headed downvalley on Highway 82 when she apparently lost control and swerved into an approaching 1995 Eagle Talon, heading upvalley.

The accident occurred at approximately 8 a.m., Wilson said.

The driver of the Ford and the driver of the Eagle and her passenger were all transported to Aspen Valley Hospital with minor injuries, Wilson said. They were all treated and released, according to an AVH spokesperson.

“The road was snow covered, but there didn’t appear to be any ice,” Wilson said of the driving conditions.

The driver of the pickup was cited with “failing to drive in a single lane,” Wilson said.

The identities of the people involved in the wreck and other details of the accident were unavailable.


Support Local Journalism

Support Local Journalism

Readers around Aspen and Snowmass Village make the Aspen Times’ work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Each donation will be used exclusively for the development and creation of increased news coverage.

For tax deductible donations, click here.
 

Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User