Highway 50 Reopened East Of Las Animas After Crash

Highway 50 is reopened east of Las Animas after a two-vehicle accident Friday morning.

The accident happened at 6:15 a.m. at mile marker 410, and shut down the highway for more than hour.

State Patrol says a woman driving a Ford Explorer drifted onto the eastbound side of the highway and collided with a semi-truck. The woman sustained minor injuries and was transported to a nearby hospital. The semi-truck driver was not hurt.

The woman was charged with careless driving.

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