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Four injured, driver arrested in rollover near Rifle park

A Grand Junction man was arrested for suspicion of drunken driving after the vehicle he was driving veered off the road and rolled near Rifle Mountain Park.

Four passengers were injured in the crash.

A Chevrolet Tracker, driven by Frank Tenorio, 24, of Grand Junction, was headed south on Garfield County Road 217 when Tenorio lost control and failed to negotiate a left curve. It went off the road and rolled a half time down an embankment, a Colorado State Patrol news release said. It came to a final rest on its roof against a tree. Police were notified of the accident shortly before 10:30 p.m. Saturday.

Tenorio was transported to Valley View Hospital in Glenwood Springs, where he was released with no injuries.

The four passengers, who ranged in age from 15 to 22, each were ejected from the vehicle during the accident. One passenger suffered a broken clavicle, broken ribs and collapsed lungs and the others all were treated and released.

Once released from Valley View Hospital, Tenorio was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving, vehicular assault and driving with a revoked license and was taken to Garfield County Jail.


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