blue_smokey_mtns_for_ksjd_web_header.jpg
Ideas. Stories. Community.
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations

Rollover Accident Shuts Down Highway North of Durango Late Thursday Night

coal_bank_pass_sign--credit_nationalparks.jpg
Nationalparks
/
Creative Commons

U.S. Highway 550 was closed Friday morning at the bottom of Coal Bank Pass north of Durango following a rollover accident. The Durango Herald reports the crash occurred late Thursday night and left an SUV abandoned in the middle of the road. No injuries were reported, but authorities closed the highway for about half an hour in order to clear the highway.

Gail Binkly is a career journalist who has worked for the Colorado Springs Gazette and Cortez Journal. She is currently a freelance writer as well as the editor of the Four Corners Free Press, based in Cortez.
Related Content