Accident on slick highway

Two people suffered unspecified injuries Saturday afternoon when a Toyota FJ Cruiser westbound on Highway 160 near Lake Durango apparently lost control, hydroplaned and slammed into a Toyota pickup, forcing the pickup on its side and trapping the unidentified female driver, according to Colorado State Patrol. The accident reportedly blocked Highway 160 in both directions for about an hour. CSP, La Plata County Sheriff’s Office, Durango Fire & Rescue Authority and the Colorado Mounted Rangers responded to the accident. It was one of several weather-related accidents Saturday. Enlargephoto

STEVE LEWIS/Durango Herald

Two people suffered unspecified injuries Saturday afternoon when a Toyota FJ Cruiser westbound on Highway 160 near Lake Durango apparently lost control, hydroplaned and slammed into a Toyota pickup, forcing the pickup on its side and trapping the unidentified female driver, according to Colorado State Patrol. The accident reportedly blocked Highway 160 in both directions for about an hour. CSP, La Plata County Sheriff’s Office, Durango Fire & Rescue Authority and the Colorado Mounted Rangers responded to the accident. It was one of several weather-related accidents Saturday.