Nov 28, 2009 11:39 AM by Elaine Sheridan

Early morning accident sends three to hospital

The Colorado State Patrol is investigating a serious early morning accident near Rocky Ford.   The crash occurred on Colorado Hwy. 266, 2 miles east of Rocky Ford around 1:30a.m.on Saturday.


Troopers say A 2004 Nissan Pickup Truck, driven by a 37 year-old male Rocky Ford resident, was traveling eastbound on the highway when it ran off the right side of the road.  The truck hit an embankment, a power pole and a barbed wire fence, coming to rest in a field.


The driver and two male passengers were transported to Arkansas Valley Regional Medical Center with minor to serious injuries.


Alcohol is considered to be a possible factor and is currently under investigation.


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