Motorcycle accident Hwy 74 near Idledale

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Motorcycle accident Hwy 74 near Idledale, female rider reported to have hit the guardrail and gone into the river. First responders have arrived on scene and are reporting they are still in the water.

Update: incident at Milepost 15, waiting on fire crews to arrive in order to do a water rescue.
Last edit: 09 Jul 2019 17:53 by MountainTownAlerts.
09 Jul 2019 17:52 #1

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The rider has been pulled out of the river.

Edit to update: The rider was pulled out on the opposite bank, she is unable to walk. Awaiting swift water rescue to get her across. Rescue 581 is on scene.
Last edit: 09 Jul 2019 18:05 by MountainTownAlerts.
09 Jul 2019 17:59 #2

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Per James Richardson: Now closing Hwy-74 completely for rope rescue.
09 Jul 2019 18:10 #3

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Hwy 74 closed both directions, please take an alternate route. Alpine Search & Rescue called in to assist with the rescue, per James Richardson.

Edit to update from James Richardson: Alpine Rescue canceled, West Metro sending a full tech rescue response.
Last edit: 09 Jul 2019 18:34 by MountainTownAlerts.
09 Jul 2019 18:20 #4

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Jeffco Sheriff Verified account @jeffcosheriffco 49 seconds ago
TRAFFIC ALERT: Hwy 74 shut down between Morrison and Idledale. We’re asssiting @CSP_Golden with a motorcycle crash with serious injuries. Unknown ETA for opening. Please MOVE OVER. 1 ambulance was hit by a passing car, fortunately no injuries #JeffCo
09 Jul 2019 18:45 #5
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Jeffco Sheriff Verified account @jeffcosheriffco 17 minutes ago
We’re wishing this individual a speedy recovery as we work together to help
09 Jul 2019 19:34 #6
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Transporting the patient by ambulance to St Anthony's Hospital.

CSP Public Affairs Verified account @CSP_News 45 seconds ago
H74 update: highway is still closed but female party is out of the water and being transported. Still unknown extent of injury, identities.
09 Jul 2019 19:54 #7

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Crews are preparing to re-open the highway.
09 Jul 2019 20:45 #8

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CSP Golden @CSP_Golden 15 seconds ago
All lanes of Hwy 74 are now open at MP 15
09 Jul 2019 21:06 #9

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