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Semi Truck Accident on I-25 in Loveland Colorado Spills Diesel Fuel

LOVELAND, Colo. — A semi flatbed carrying two small trucks that were loaded with bags of sands, rolled over on the on-ramp to I-25 from U.S. 34, spilling diesel fuel.

A semi truck overturned on a ramp from the westbound U.S. 34 onto I-25 south in Loveland, CO on October 8, 2012 causing traffic to be shut down for hours on southbound Interstate 25.

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Head On Collison with Semi Truck Claims Life of 67-Year Old Woman in Lafayette Colorado

LAFAYETTE, Colo. — A fatal accident claimed the life of a 67-year old woman on Thursday, June 21, in which witnesses say her car drifted over the center line on Arapahoe Road in Lafayette before colliding with an oncoming semi truck.

A Western Disposal semi truck crashed head-on with a red Chevy sedan that drifted over the centerline on Arapahoe Rd in Lafayette, CO on June 21, 2012, killing the 67 year-old driver.

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Semi Truck Driver Dies in Fiery Accident After Plunging Off the I-70 in Avon Colorado

AVON, Colo. — A semi truck driver was killed Sunday morning, May 10, at about 9:55 a.m in a fiery truck accident that caused an explosion and fire that lasted about 20 minutes. Three others were injured when the truck landed on a Honda CRV below the overpass.

Incinerated remains of a Honda CRV in Avon, CO lies under the charred wreckage of a semi truck that flew off the westbound side of I-70 landing on the car below bursting into flames on May 13, 2012. The two occupants of the passenger car miraculously survived, but the trucker was killed.

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Trucker Dies in Fatal Tanker Truck Accident on I-70 in Clifton, CO

CLIFTON, CO – A semi truck driver was killed in Clifton, CO on Wednesday, November 16, 2011 when his tanker truck went out of control and rolled over into the median and crashed.

A semi truck driver was killed when his tanker truck rolled over and crashed on the westbound I-70 in Clifton, CO on Wednesday, November 16, 2011. Photo credit: KREXTV.com

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Coors Beer Truck Crashes and Overturns on East Colorado 58

WHEAT RIDGE, CO – On Friday August 26, a Coors beer truck traveling eastbound on Colorado 58 crashed and overturned on the transition ramp to the I-70.

Semi truck overturned on a tight turn spilling a load of Coors beer between the eastbound Colorado 58 and eastbound I-70 in Wheat Ridge, CO on August 26, 2011.

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Driver of Logging Truck Causes Fatal Accident in Glenwood Springs CO

GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO – A semi truck driver hauling a load of logs ran a red light on Tuesday, Aug 16, and crashed into a Jeep, resulting in the death of a 24-year-old Glenwood Springs woman.

Scene of fatal accident where the 24-year old driver of a Jeep was killed by a logging truck that ran a red light in Glenwood Springs, CO on August 16, 2011. Photo credit: Kelley Cox, Post Independent

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Two Semi Trucks Crash Within 5 Hours on Colorado I-70

WILDERNEST, CO. – Two semi truck accidents occurred on Sunday, Aug 14, within 5 hours of each other at the same location on I-70.

Map showing location of semi truck accident on eastbound Interstate 70 at mile marker 204 where a tractor-trailer jacknifed and rolled over several times. The accident occured on Sunday, August 14, 2011 in Wildernest, Colorado between Silverthorne and Frisco.

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Wrong Way Tractor Trailer Causes Deadly Truck Accident in Colorado

AGATE, CO – A semi driver going the wrong way caused a deadly truck accident Sunday, December 26, on a highway in Elbert County, Colorado. The truck driver did not have his lights on when he slammed into a sedan on Interstate 70 near the city of Agate, CO. The tractor trailer truck accident area is 68 miles east of Denver in the eastern side of the state, about 160 miles southeast of Cheyenne, Wyoming and about 129 miles west of Goodland, Kansas.

On Sunday night 33 year old truck driver Jason Ross, of St. Louis, Missouri, was driving a Freightliner semi truck on the Eastern Plains, traveling through Elbert County, Colorado. It is not known where the driver was headed when the deadly truck accident happened. The tractor trailer is owned by USA Truck, based out of Van Buren, Arkansas. ... Read More

Colorado Semi Truck Accident on I-70 West of Denver

EVERGREEN, CO – Two semi trucks were involved in a collision on the Interstate 70 at Floyd Hill near the Beaver Brook exit about 8:50 a.m. in the morning on Wednesday, April 7, 2010. One of the big rigs involved in the mishap was carrying hazardous material.

Firefighters and Colorado State Patrol investigate the scene of a crash on eastbound I-70 involving two semi-trucks and hazardous material. Photo credit: Andy Cross, The Denver Post

Evergreen is located in central Colorado, about 30 miles west of Denver, about 37 miles west of Aurora, about 85 miles north of Colorado Springs and about 89 miles south of Fort Collins ... Read More

Steamboat Springs CO Semi Truck Accident – SUV Tips Over

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, CO – A driver of an SUV (Jeep Wrangler) was ejected from her vehicle following a crash with a semi truck Thursday morning, Sep 10th, at the intersection of 4th and Lincoln in downtown Steamboat Springs, Colorado. Both vehicles were traveling westbound on Lincoln Avenue when the driver of the semi truck made a right turn onto 4th Street from left lane of Lincoln Avenue.

Photo by John F. Russell

Photo by John F. Russell

Below is a map of downtown Steamboat Springs and the location of the accident:

steamboat-springs-mapThe SUV was tipped over when the right front portion of the semi truck hit the left rear of the SUV, sending it into a spin and eventually causing it to tip over and skid to a stop.

The SUV driver, Jade Stevens, a 21-year-old woman sustained injury from the truck accident. Stevens was transported to Yampa Valley Medical Center by medical crews.

Sgt. Dale Coyner of the Steamboat Springs Police Department stated that at first she was not immediately transported to the hospital, but  later decided to obtain medical treatment. The extent of her injuries is not yet known.

The driver of the semi truck, 33-year-old Wesley Williams,  was cited for careless driving causing bodily injury. The top of the Jeep came off as a result of the collision. Coyner states that was because the top was not properly bolted on. The semi truck cab sustained only minor damage.

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