Glenwood Springs man charged with DUI following Monday crash |

Glenwood Springs man charged with DUI following Monday crash

A Glenwood Springs man involved in a four-vehicle crash Monday morning on the Grand Avenue Bridge is facing several misdemeanor charges, said Glenwood Springs Police Patrol Sgt. Mike Prough.

Jorge Sanchez, 45, is charged with driving under the influence, no valid driver’s license and careless driving, Prough said.

Sanchez was southbound on the Grand Avenue bridge when he struck a northbound vehicle, causing a four-vehicle crash.

The incident was reported at 9:13 a.m. Monday, and was caught on the live webcam that sits atop the Colorado Mountain College building at Eighth and Grand in downtown Glenwood Springs.

See the video, which was shared to the Roaring Fork Road and Weather Facebook group:

Prough said one driver involved in the crash was transported to Valley View Hospital for minor injuries and has since been released.

Prough praised Code Enforcement Officer Lynne Springer, who directed traffic on Grand Avenue at the crash site for over an hour.

Reporter Shannon Marvel can be reached at 605-350-8355 or

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