Rocks cause accidents on Highway 82 near Carbondale

25th November, 2014 by


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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