Rocks cause accidents on Highway 82 near Carbondale

Rocks cause accidents on Highway 82 near Carbondale
Local News

By WILL GRANDBOIS

Three large boulders tumbled onto Highway 82 near Carbondale shortly before 5 p.m. Monday, striking vehicles and sending two people to the hospital. According to Carbondale Deputy Fire Chief Rob Goodwin, two vehicles were hit by boulders around 6 feet in diameter in right hand downvalley lane near mile marker 10, just west of the intersection with Highway 133. A white van with a single occupant took a direct hit. The driver was pinned, but alert and oriented, Goodwin said. A red sedan was struck on the passenger side, inflicting minor injuries on the driver. Another vehicle hit either one …

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