Accident Sends 2 to Hospital; Causes Traffic Delay

Injury Accident

MESA COUNTY, Colo. - A two vehicle accident in the area of Highway 50 and Santa Clara Avenue in Grand Junction sent two people to the hospital Friday.

It happened just after 2pm when authorities said a woman driving a white passenger car carrying one passenger was attempting to make a left hand turn onto the highway, when she turned in front of a woman driving a silver truck.

The driver of the passenger car had to be extricated from her vehicle, and both drivers were transported to the hospital with unknown injuries.

Northbound traffic was diverted in the surrounding area while authorities worked to clean up the crash site, but the scene was cleared within two hours.

The accident is under investigation by the Grand Junction Police Department.

At this time no citations have been issued.

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