WYDOT truck collides with GRPD vehicle

On April 14, 2023, around 9:30 p.m. the Wyoming Highway Patrol (WHP) was notified of a crash at the intersection of Interstate 80 and US 191 near Rock Springs, Wyoming. 

WHP Troopers learned through the investigation that the driver of a Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) truck failed to stop and yield to oncoming traffic at the intersection.

The truck collided with a Green River Police vehicle passing by the intersection headed south on US 191.  

The occupants of both vehicles were transported to area hospitals for injuries sustained in the crash.   

The driver of the truck has been charged with impairment, failing to stop at a stop sign, careless driving, and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.

The WYDOT truck was being driven after work hours.

The incident is still under investigation.

 

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