The following information is in reference to a SIMULATED incident taking place in Mesa County. This is only a drill. More information about this drill can be found at here.
Shelter in place remains in effect for 1.5 mile radius around crash site. This is only a precaution. People in affected area should keep windows and doors closed and remain inside their homes and businesses. Again- THIS IS JUST A PRECAUTION AS EMERGENCY CREWS WORK TO CLEAN UP THE CRASH SITE.
I70 will remain closed for an indefinite period of time. Please use the designated detour of I70-B
Injury update: 3 fatalities, 12 others injured
Updated information will be posted at www.mesacountyjic.com throughout the duration of this incident. Please check this website often to get the latest information. You can also enter your email address on the website to receive email notifications anytime new information is posted.
People in Mesa County can also dial 211 from a landline phone or 970-244-8400 from a mobile phone for the latest information on this incident.
There may be times during critical incidents when first responders need to contact you directly during the emergency. To register your phone number, mobile device and/or email with the Mesa County Emergency Notification System so that you can receive notifications from the 911 dispatch center during critical incidents please visit www.gjcity.org/EmergencyNotifications.