The Colorado State Patrol is investigating a single vehicle accident in Otero County on westbound Colorado 50, milepost 385. A 2004 S\Toyota Camry was eastbound on Colorado 50 and rolled one and one-half times, causing the driver to be ejected from the vehicle. The Toyota came to final rest on its top in the right lane of westbound Colorado 50.
The driver was identified as Daniel Lee Messick (no address given) age 25 who was critically injured in the accident. There were no passengers in the vehicle. The contributing factors to the accident are still under investigation. ( No date or time of accident was given in the CSP report-Editor)
The Colorado State Patrol reminds you that putting on your seatbelt in the single greatest preventative measure you can take in a motor vehicle.