Women remains critical after crash | VailDaily.com

Women remains critical after crash

Steve Lynn

EDWARDS ” A Monument woman is in critical condition after a car crash caused during heavy rains Thursday evening on Interstate 70, authorities said.

Rachel Meyer, 23, was trying to pull off on the right side of the road near the Edwards exit when another driver hit her car from behind, said Trooper Chris Grimsley.

The other driver, who is charged with careless driving and causing bodily injury, said his Dodge Durango was hydroplaning and he lost control, Grimsley said. Both cars were heading west on the interstate.

Meyer was transported to Denver Health Medical Center with severe head injuries.

Staff Writer Steve Lynn can be reached at 748-2931 or slynn@vaildaily.com.

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