Two Vehicle Crash Injures Baca County Residents


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This past Friday, October 5, 2018, a two vehicle crash occurred at 5:44pm at the uncontrolled intersection of Baca County Road UU and Baca CR 33.  Marcella Swanson, age 70, with two passengers, was headed eastbound on CR UU and collided into the driver’s side of a pickup headed northbound on CR 33 driven by Jesse Richardson, age 40 with one passenger, from Texas.

All parties were transported by ambulance to the hospital in Springfield, CO. k Jesse Richardson, Mary Gourley, 91, and Kenneth Weidner, 56, were all airlifted to Memorial Hospital in Colorado Springs where they are being treated for serious injuries.

Neither drugs nor alcohol nor speed are considered contributing factors for the crash which is still under investigation.

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