Madrid Man Suffers Only Minor Injuries in Accident Near Grand Junction, But Is Facing An Arrest

A Madrid man suffered only minor injuries in a major accident east of Grand Junction Monday, but is now facing the possibility of arrest. The Greene County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene on U.S. Highway 30 and W Avenue at approximately 12:15 p.m. They found that 28-year-old Alejandro Lararo Perez was northbound on W Avenue when he failed to stop at the intersection with Highway 30. His vehicle hit the steep railroad tracks and became airborne, rolling several times upon landing and coming to rest in the west ditch on its wheels. The vehicle was totaled and Perez was transported to the Greene County Medical Center by Greene County Emergency Medical Services for treatment of the minor injuries. However, the deputy has requested arrest warrants for operating while intoxicated and failure to stop charges. The Grand Junction Fire Department assisted at the scene.