The City of Grand Junction issued an accident alert this morning shortly after 7:00am. Due to overnight weather conditions, travel both in town and on the surrounding interstates and highways is hazardous and unsafe. The Grand Junction Police Department is advising citizens to avoid travel due to unsafe conditions. If you must be on the road, please be aware that black ice is plentiful, and you must travel well below posted speed limits, allowing ample space between you and other drivers on the road.
Right now, I-70 is closed from Clifton exit 37 to exit 26, near the Loves Truck Stop. The intersection at Rimrock Drive and Monument Road is also closed.
If you are involved in a minor, non-injury accident, please go online to https://crash.state.co.us to make a report. If you do not have access to a computer, we are asking you to wait at least 24 hours before calling or coming to the Police Department to make your report, as the icy roads are creating hazardous conditions for first responders, as well. Accident alert requires us to prioritize call responses.
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