Holly Residents Involved in Single Vehicle Accident in Baca County



On Sunday, March 24, 2019 at approximately 11:50 hours, an accident occurred on Baca County Road 44 approximately .5 miles north of Baca County Road Q, in Baca County Colorado.  

A black 1994 Chevrolet Suburban was driven by Fred Salinas of Holly Colorado, was traveling southbound and went off the road into the left borrow ditch. The vehicle then re-entered the road and began a counter clockwise rotation. The vehicle then overturned two times coming to rest on its wheels facing northwest.  

While the vehicle overturned a two year old female and a 23 year old female were ejected from the vehicle. The two year old was transported via flight for life to Children’s Hospital in Denver with life threatening injuries. The 23 year old female was transported via flight for life to Swedish in Denver with serious injuries.  

The driver along with a 19 year old male was also transported to Southeast Colorado Hospital with minor injuries.  

Alcohol or drugs are not considered a cause of the crash. Occupants were ejected due to not being restrained in the vehicle.



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