Kremmling: Three hospitalized after head-on collision
December 11, 2007
On Dec. 11, at approximately 10:40 a.m., a white Ford Explorer was traveling eastbound on Highway 40, 13 miles west of Kremmling. At the time of the accident, the road was snow packed and slippery. The Explorer lost control and traveled into the westbound lane and collided with a blue Ford F-25 in the westbound lane, three feet from the edge of the pavement. After the impact, bother vehicles came to rest off the westbound side of the road.
Both drivers and the passenger in the Explorer were restrained at the time of the accident.
Audrey Katz of Steamboat Springs was the drive of the Explorer. She was transported to Yampa Valley Medical Center with moderate contusions and abrasions.
Brady Christiensen of Steamboat Springs was a passenger in the Explorer. He was transported to Yampa Valley Medical Center for treatment of two broken legs and head injuries.
Lori Baumgardner of Hot Sulphur Springs was the driver of the Ford F-250. She was transported to Yampa Valley Medical Center for treatment of possible neck injuries.
The Colorado State Patrol is actively investigating the accident and was assisted by Colorado Department of Transportation, the Grand County EMS, Kremmling Fire Department and the Yampa Valley Medical Center.