Accident near Elmore’s Corner

Paul Krueger with Basin Towing inspects the damage to a truck in the 3200 block of U.S. Highway 160 east of Elmore’s Corner on Wednesday morning. A two-vehicle accident closed the highway for nearly an hour in both directions. A driver in a westbound truck struck a guardrail forcing the truck into incoming traffic and striking a eastbound vehicle. One person was transported to Mercy Medical Center as a precaution. Enlarge photo

SHAUN STANLEY/Durango Herald

Paul Krueger with Basin Towing inspects the damage to a truck in the 3200 block of U.S. Highway 160 east of Elmore’s Corner on Wednesday morning. A two-vehicle accident closed the highway for nearly an hour in both directions. A driver in a westbound truck struck a guardrail forcing the truck into incoming traffic and striking a eastbound vehicle. One person was transported to Mercy Medical Center as a precaution.

Paul Krueger with Basin Towing sweeps cleans up after an accident in the 3200 block of U.S. Highway 160, east of Elmore’s Corner on Wednesday morning. The two-vehicle accident closed the highway for nearly an hour in both directions. A westbound truck struck a guardrail and was sent into incoming traffic and struck an eastbound vehicle. One person was transported to Mercy Regional Medical Center as a precaution. Enlarge photo

SHAUN STANLEY/Durango Herald

Paul Krueger with Basin Towing sweeps cleans up after an accident in the 3200 block of U.S. Highway 160, east of Elmore’s Corner on Wednesday morning. The two-vehicle accident closed the highway for nearly an hour in both directions. A westbound truck struck a guardrail and was sent into incoming traffic and struck an eastbound vehicle. One person was transported to Mercy Regional Medical Center as a precaution.

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