Crash on Boulder Ck bridge injures 3
Highway 191 near Boulder, Wyoming
by Dawn Ballou, Editor, Pinedale Online!
October 23, 2006
A crash involving two vehicles injured three people Friday night, October 20th, on Highway 191 just north of the town of Boulder, ten miles south of Pinedale.
Details are still sketchy, but here is what is known at this time based on information from the Wyoming Highway Patrol and from Will Gay of the Sublette County Emergency Medical Services (EMS).
Sgt. Stephen Townsend of the Wyoming Highway Patrol said there were no fatalities. The crash involved two vehicles, a pickup and a Dodge utility pulling a trailer. The wreck occurred on the bridge deck one mile north of Boulder and resulted in US Highway 191 being closed for a period of time.
Will Gay, Supervisor for the EMS out of Pinedale, added more details. A pickup truck and a Dodge Durango pulling a camper trailer collided on the bridge. There were a total of three patients, two in the pickup and one in the Durango. All three had to be extricated from the vehicles. The three were initially ground transported to the Pinedale Clinic. The two patients from the pickup truck were life-flighted to a hospital in Salt Lake City. The other patient was treated and released from the Pinedale Clinic. No names have been released and no more information is known at the time of this report about the status of the injured.
There were three Sublette County ambulances with medics from Sublette County EMS, Pinedale Volunteer Fire Department, Sublette County Sheriff’s Office deputies, Sublette County Emergency Management and Wyoming Highway Patrol on the scene.