Accident near Elmore’s Corner

An accident on U.S. Highway 160, just west of Elmore’s Corner, left a blue SUV, driven by Durango resident Jacob Walker, in the ditch north of the highway late Tuesday afternoon. Walker was taken to Mercy Regional Medical Center, where he was listed in good condition Tuesday evening. The accident damaged the CenturyLink phone box at the site. Capt. Martin Petranik with the Colorado State Patrol said the cause of the accident is sill under investigation. Traffic lanes in both directions remained open. Enlarge photo

DAVID BERGELAND/Durango Herald

An accident on U.S. Highway 160, just west of Elmore’s Corner, left a blue SUV, driven by Durango resident Jacob Walker, in the ditch north of the highway late Tuesday afternoon. Walker was taken to Mercy Regional Medical Center, where he was listed in good condition Tuesday evening. The accident damaged the CenturyLink phone box at the site. Capt. Martin Petranik with the Colorado State Patrol said the cause of the accident is sill under investigation. Traffic lanes in both directions remained open.

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