Another early morning accident on the D 1/2 Rd. "S" Curve

By: Cecile Juliette Email
By: Cecile Juliette Email

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO) - It happened in the same "S" curve as Wednesday's fatal accident, but about 400 feet further down the road.

According to the Colorado State Patrol, someone spotted a pick up truck in the area of D 1/2 and 29 Roads. A short time later, that person came upon the accident on the "S" curve and called 911. No one was in the pick-up truck. Troopers say the witness didn't know how many people were in the truck.

Authorities say they found a purse with a driver's license and a cell phone in the truck. They are trying to make contact with the owner of the purse.

This is the second time in two days there's been a crash at the "S" curve on D 1/2 Road. Some residents in the area say there should be warning signs of the curve ahead posted along the road. There are no street lamps on that particular stretch of D 1/2 Road.

The Mesa County Coroner has not released the name of the man killed in Wednesday's accident.

Troopers say the Colorado State Patrol is investigating this accident because it falls under the juristiction of the county. Grand Junction Police investigated Wednesday's fatal accident because troopers say that accident was within city limits.


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  • by Anonymous Location: Grand Junction on Jan 21, 2011 at 06:45 PM
    SLOW DOWN!! It's not the road it's the DRIVER!! The city does need to put up more lights around the city though cause this has got to be the darkest city at night that I have ever been in. Don't understand when roads are built why they never put lights up? STUPID on the city part and STUPID on the IDIOT driver part to. SLOW DOWN and DON'T DRIVE DRUNK!!
  • by speed Location: gj on Jan 21, 2011 at 10:21 AM
    pretty easy solution SLOW DOWN!!!!! My guess you drive the speed limit you dont roll your car!!!!
  • by Amber Sigrist Location: Grand Junction on Jan 21, 2011 at 09:23 AM
    There really needs to be lights on that road I drove that road this morning and I can see how it can confuse some one esp at night SAD SAD SAD :(
  • by val Location: grand junction on Jan 21, 2011 at 09:23 AM
    I live in that area and the road is getting a lot more traffic than in the past. It is time to put up some lights and definitely some better signage.
  • by Anonymous on Jan 21, 2011 at 08:59 AM
    People just need to slow down, they see it as a short cut to avoid D road. Signs and lights over in that area would help out alot.
  • by colorado420 Location: 970 on Jan 21, 2011 at 08:45 AM
    drunk people shouldn't drive down this road i guess
  • by bob Location: gj on Jan 21, 2011 at 07:51 AM
    what is todd babbling about? makes no sense.
  • by todd on Jan 21, 2011 at 06:27 AM
    another case of no body, no dui,...tractor driver hits truck,leaves, turns himself in the next day, yea!
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