Baca County Fatality in Two Vehicle Crash on Hwy 160


The Colorado State Patrol is currently investigating a two-vehicle crash, which resulted in a single fatality.  The crash occurred Saturday, February 4, 2017, at 5:10 PM, on Colorado Highway 160 approximately two-miles west of Springfield, Colorado, in Baca County.

A 1993 International Flatbed Truck driven by Adrian Bloomfield, 54, of Springfield, Colorado was traveling eastbound on Colorado Highway 160 hauling an oversized load. While a 2008 Ford Mustang driven by Richard Montgomery, 68, of Pritchett Colorado, was traveling westbound, when the Mustang collided with the International’s load, which was protruding into the westbound lane.  Adrian Bloomfield was uninjured. However, Richard Montgomery suffered fatal injuries as a result of the crash.

The crash currently remains under investigation

Filed Under: CountyFeaturedLaw EnforcementMedia ReleasePolice ReportPublic SafetyTransportation


About the Author: