Two injured in accident


— Two women were injured in a crash that occurred around 8:30 a.m. Thursday on Colorado Highway 131 just south of the intersection with County Road 179.

The driver of this Ford Aerostar, 27-year-old Lisa Fitzpatrick, was ticketed for careless driving causing injury.

According to police reports, she was traveling north when she lost control, skidded across the road and hit the front of a southbound Chevrolet Cavalier driving by Betty Mathias, 60.

Mathias was transported to Yampa Valley Medical Center via ambulance where she was listed in fair condition.


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