A recreational vehicle sustained major damage to its front end during an single-vehicle accident that ocurred at 6:38 p.m. Thursday, at Mile Post 17 on Highway 68.
Golden Valely Fire District Duty Officer Captain Dave Martin, firefighters from Station #12, River Medical Ambulance Service and DPS responded to the accident. While responding, Station #12 firefighters and River Medical were called off due to no injuries being sustaned during the accident.
According to the 68-year-old driver, he was traveling westbound on the highway in a caravan of two other motorhomes and a truck pulling a 5th-wheel trailer heading to an RV show in Oregon when the right front tire of his vehicle blew out.
The driver stated that when the tire blew, it caused his RV to careen into the guardrail, taking out about 30 feet of the metal railing.