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Rollover Accident On Trail Ridge Road

Photos Courtesy RMNP

Photos Courtesy RMNP

There was a single vehicle rollover accident in Rocky Mountain National Park on Trail Ridge Road near the Gore Range overlook last Friday evening.

A 58 year old man (hometown unknown) indicated he drove off the road around 8:30 p.m. on Friday evening.  It rolled numerous times approximately 500 feet downslope of the road. The driver crawled out of the car and sat next to it all night.

The next morning, Saturday, July 26, a visitor saw his vehicle below the road at 7:30 a.m. and notified the park.
The driver had multiple injuries and was flown by Lifeguard 72 based in Firestone to Medical Center of the Rockies. The accident is currently under investigation. See additional photographs on front page of our August 1 edition.

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