Single-car accident March 20 yields life-threatening injuries

The car shown here was involved in a single-vehicle, rollover accident on the morning of March 20. The driver was flown to St. Mary’s MedicalCenter in Grand Junction in critical condition.
Photo courtesy of Grand County EMS

According to Grand County EMS, at 7:45 Wednesday morning, March 20, there was a single-occupant, one-car rollover accident at mile marker 164 on I-70.

“A single vehicle was west bound when they lost control and rolled multiple times,” GCEMS said in a press release. “The vehicle had one occupant.”

Green River Fire, GCEMS, Utah Highway Patrol, the Grand County Sheriff’s office, Monument Valley Fire Department and Classic Air Medical all responded to the scene. The driver was trapped in the car and extricated by emergency responders, according to the GCEMS.

The patient sustained serious, life-threatening injuries and was flown to St. Mary’s Medical Center in Grand Junction.

The Utah Highway Patrol is investigating the cause of the accident.