One man arrested after crash; DUI suspected

Crash lands one man in Mesa County Jail; police suspect alcohol to be a factor.
Published: Aug. 2, 2021 at 8:01 AM MDT
Email This Link
Share on Pinterest
Share on LinkedIn

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO) -A man suspected of driving under the influence of alcohol is in jail Monday morning, following a crash.

Grand Junction Police say the man was driving his pickup truck westbound on Patterson Road, when he collided with another pickup truck which was headed south on 29 Road, around 9:30 p.m. Sunday.

Witnesses on scene report the man may also have been speeding at the time of crash.

When police arrived on scene they conducted a field sobriety test, the man was taken into custody and booked into Mesa County Jail.

Patterson Road was reduced to one lane for both east and westbound traffic for a little more than an hour as police investigated the scene.

No injuries were reported.

Copyright 2021 KKCO. All rights reserved.