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Highway 6 and 50 traffic diverted to I-70 eastbound after crash

The truck crashed and then became engulfed in flames, according to authorities.
The truck crashed and then became engulfed in flames, according to authorities.(KKCO/KJCT)
Published: Jul. 16, 2021 at 3:28 PM MDT|Updated: Jul. 22, 2021 at 12:42 PM MDT
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GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KJCT) - According to the Grand Junction Police Department, a single vehicle crash at the diverging diamond along Highways 6 and 50 was the cause of traffic along those routes to be diverted to I-70 eastbound.

The GJPD released some information, including that the truck crashed and then became engulfed in flames. Two adults were inside the white pickup truck involved in the incident.

The GJPD says that one adult female was ejected from the truck. Both her and the adult male involved were transported to a local hospital. Both individuals suffered serious but non-threatening injuries.

After undergoing medical treatment at a local hospital, both have been released from medical care. The investigation into cause and manner of the accident is still ongoing. No citations have been given yet.

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