Two injured in head-on crash in Routt County
January 17, 2017
Steamboat Springs — Two drivers received minor injuries after being involved in a head-on collision Tuesday morning on Routt County Road 16 leading to Lynx Pass.
Routt County Sheriff's Office deputies and Oak Creek Fire Protection District firefighters responded to the crash, which involved a Ford F350 pickup and a Hyudai Santa Fe.
The crash occurred near mile marker 4 1/2 on a curve with icy, snowpacked roads.
"It was definitely slick," Oak Creek Fire Chief Chuck Wisecup said.
Wisecup said a non-injury crash happened at the same location two weeks ago.
Two females were taken to Yampa Valley Medical Center.
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According to the Sheriff's Office, neither drugs nor alcohol contributed to the crash.