On July 23rd a two-vehicle accident occurred at the F Road and Meander Drive intersection in Grand Junction, leaving three people hospitalized, as reported by The Daily Sentinel. According to the Grand Junction Police Department, a Dodge Ram 2500 pickup truck struck a Ford passenger car when turning in front of the Ford. The Ford was traveling west and the Dodge was trying to turn north onto Meander Drive.
The driver of the Ford was hospitalized with several injuries, including multiple broken bones. The passenger of the Ford was also treated for injuries. The driver of the Dodge suffered minor injuries. He will face charges related to the accident.
Grand Junction Police closed one westbound lane of traffic on F Road for several hours while investigating the accident.
Below are road traffic accident statistics for Grand Junction in 2008, according to City-Data:
- Fatal accident count: 6
- Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 13
- Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
- Fatalities: 7
- Persons involved in fatal accidents: 19
- Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0