Bonsall Huffington, 80, of Delta was seriously injured in an automobile crash that occurred the afternoon of Sept. 13 just north of Montrose.
According to the Colorado State Patrol, Verla Huffington, 79, was eastbound on Highway 50 in a 1994 Pontiac Bonneville shortly after 3 p.m. Thursday.
A 2004 Audi A4 driven by Myles Roop of Hotchkiss was also eastbound. For an unknown reason, Roop allegedly struck the right rear section of the Huffingtons' Bonneville, causing the vehicle to rotate, leave the left side of the roadway and enter the median.
Verla Huffington was treated for minor injuries at Montrose Memorial Hospital. Bonsall Huffington was taken to Montrose Memorial Hospital and then transferred to St. Mary's Hospital in Grand Junction, where he was reported to be in fair condition Tuesday. She was wearing a seat belt, he was not. Roop was uninjured. Alcohol, drugs and excessive speed have been ruled out as factors in the accident.blog comments powered by Disqus