Tractor-trailer hauling coffee veers into Colorado River


GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. | A tractor-trailer carrying coffee has veered off Interstate 70 into the Colorado River, injuring the driver and leaving boxes of coffee floating in the waterway.

The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel reports ( the crash occurred Sunday just west of Grand Junction.

Colorado State Trooper Tim Sutherland says the driver was bleeding and was taken to a hospital. His name and the extent of his injuries weren’t immediately released.

The cause was under investigation.

The truck was upright when it came to a stop in about three feet of water. Sutherland says there were no immediate signs of a fuel spill.


Information from: The Daily Sentinel,