GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO) -- A passenger is forced to take the wheel when a pickup driver suffers a medical problem.
Grand Junction Police spokesperson Kate Porras says as two people in a pickup truck were driving west on Grand Avenue around 9:15 a.m., the driver had an undisclosed medical incident and slumped over.
The passenger tried to steer the truck to safety, buy it hit the curb at 9th Street and ran into a tree, stopping close to a business on the northwest corner of 9th and Grand.
The driver was rushed to the hospital once emergency crews arrived. The passenger was uninjured.
KKCO firmly believes in freedom of speech for all and we are happy to provide this forum for the community to share opinions and facts. We ask that commenters keep it clean, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments left here do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of KKCO 11News.powered by Disqus
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.