Fast-Moving Water Washes Car Downstream After Crash

CARBONDALE, Colo. (CBS4) – Fast-moving waters swept a car about a mile downstream after a crash.

It happened Wednesday morning in Garfield County along the Crystal River.

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(credit: Carbondale Fire Department)

One person in the car was taken to the hospital with minor injuries. No one else was hurt.

After the escape, the waters took the car downstream.

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(credit: Carbondale Fire Department)

It’s still there, sitting in the water, and firefighters say it will be there a while.

They’re waiting for safer conditions before going in to remove it.

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