Semitrailer loses control on Rabbit Ears Pass: The Record for Wednesday, 23, 2019 | SteamboatToday.com

Semitrailer loses control on Rabbit Ears Pass: The Record for Wednesday, 23, 2019

Wednesday, 23, 2019

7:49 a.m. Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters responded to a report of a semitrailer that lost control of its speed traveling west down Rabbit Ears Pass. The driver was able to use a runaway truck ramp to stop the vehicle at mile marker 142 along U.S. Highway 40. No one was injured.

10:04 a.m. Routt County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called about a semitrailer that got stuck in the snow on U.S. Forest Service Road 503 in North Routt. It took responders several hours to haul the vehicle out of the snow. 

12:20 p.m. Steamboat Fire Rescue firefighters transported a man to the hospital after he tripped on crutches and re-injured himself. 

12:44 p.m. Steamboat Fire Rescue firefighters responded to a head-on collision between two trucks in the 100 block of Park Avenue. Both vehicles had minor damage, but no one was injured. 

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2:35 p.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers received a report of criminal mischief from a skate park in the 800 block of Howelsen Parkway.

9:31 p.m. Deputies were called about a suspicious incident at mile marker 11 along Routt County Road 129.

Total incidents: 46

  • Steamboat officers had 20 cases that included calls for service and officer-initiated incidents such as traffic stops.
  • Routt County deputies had 17 cases that included calls for service and officer-initiated incidents such as traffic stops.
  • Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters responded to seven calls for service.
  • Oak Creek Fire Protection District firefighters responded to two calls for service.

The Record offers a glimpse of police activity and is not a comprehensive report of all police activity. Calls such as domestic violence, sexual assaults and juvenile situations typically do not appear in The Record.


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