At about 8:00 am on Sunday, May 24th, the Grand Junction Police Department and Clifton Fire Department were sent to a crash at the intersection of Warrior Way and Interstate 70 Business Loop. A preliminary investigation showed a black Chevrolet Tahoe was stopped for a red light to make a left hand turn from East bound I-70 B to North bound Warrior Way, when it was struck from behind by a black Jeep Cherokee.
The Tahoe was occupied by a single female driver who was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The Jeep was occupied by a single male driver who was pronounced dead on scene. It is very early into the investigation of this crash therefore names and ages of the drivers is not available.
Drugs and alcohol are being investigated as a possible contributing factor in the crash.
Due to the holiday weekend, no further information related to this crash will be available until Tuesday, May 26th.
UPDATE: The intersection is now open.