Rock crawler falls off trailer, driver arrested

By: Cecile Juliette Email
By: Cecile Juliette Email

A man is under arrest after his rock crawler bounced off his trailer causing an accident.

Colorado State Troopers say just before 10 p.m. Tuesday the man was driving on E 1/2 Road when the crawler came loose and fell off, causing an accident.

Police say the man claimed his chain broke. They say he also refused a breath test, and was arrested. In Colorado, refusing the test means automatically lose your license for one year.

No one was injured in the accident.


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  • by CE Location: Grand Junction on Jul 8, 2009 at 08:39 AM
    So why is it important to tag it as a ROCK CRAWLER? How about VEHICLE? Nothing like painting something in a bad light whenever possible. Looks like the trailer came loose from the truck vs the vehicle coming off the trailer. It caused what kind of accident? Why is this about a specific kind of vehicle instead of the ACCIDENT?
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