Reese Wagner, 50, of Cedaredge was cited for failure to yield right of way after a three-vehicle collision at the intersection of Highway 65 and 92. The accident was reported at 4:44 p.m. Thursday, July 5.
The Colorado State Patrol reports that Wagner was eastbound on Highway 92, preparing to make a lefthand turn onto Highway 65. He allegedly pulled in front of a 2006 GMC SUV which was headed westbound on Highway 92. Wagner's vehicle then struck a third vehicle, a 2015 Ford pickup, that had stopped at the stop sign on Highway 65, preparing to turn onto Highway 92.
One person was transported to the hospital with minor injuries and a second driver was cited for driving without a driver's license.
No drugs or alcohol were involved in the accident.
A collaborative effort between the Delta County Sheriff's Office and municipal law enforcement agencies throughout Delta County has resulted in a proposal for a 1 percent sales tax increase to fund public safety. A PowerPoint presentation titled "Back the Badge" is starting to make the rounds at city/town council meetings, service club luncheons and other events.