Tractor-Trailer reason for Resort Wreck

Following an investigation, Saratoga Police Department cites tractor-trailer traffic as reason behind collision near Saratoga Hot Springs Resort

Following a collision near the Saratoga Hot Springs Resort, an investigation by the Saratoga Police Department determined the incident was caused by tractor-trailer traffic in the area.

On May 31, around 9:40 a.m., the Saratoga Police Department received a report of a traffic collision on Pic Pike Road. According to SPD Chief Mike Morris, officers arrived on the scene and found that a pickup truck driven by an area resident had collided with a fence.

“The driver of the truck reported they had been driving eastbound on Pic Pike and had swerved to avoid a tractor-trailer that had turned wide into their lane,” Morris said. “The collision caused significant damage to both the fence and pick-up truck. There were no injuries reported.”

Morris said he is asking witnesses to come forward

“No other extenuating circumstances are believed to have been a factor in the collision,” Morris said. “The tractor-trailer involved was not on the scene and has not been identified.”

Anyone with information regarding this traffic collision is encouraged to contact the Saratoga Police Department at 307-326-8316.


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