Rainy Conditions Lead To 2 Car Accident On Interstate 70

Driving too fast in rainy conditions caused a two–car accident on Interstate 70 Friday afternoon. It was raining heavily as an eastbound Toyota entered a mild curve about one–half mile west of the Powderhorn Exit.

The driver lost control of his car and veered across the median into oncoming traffic. The Toyota clipped the front of a westbound pickup, shearing the corner off the truck and sending the car flipping once off the highway onto its' side.

The driver of the Toyota was transported to the hospital complaining of neck pain. A passenger in the Toyota and the driver and passenger in the pickup were not injured. An investigation into the accident continues, but a Colorado State Patrol Officer on scene says the driver of the Toyota will probably be charged with excessive speed and causing an accident with bodily injury.

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