The Grand Junction Police Department responded to reports of a vehicle which crashed into the canal located on H Rd and 27 Rd on 07/02/23 at approximately 2:05 AM. The reporting party notified dispatchers that a male, who was soaking wet, knocked on his door advising he crashed his vehicle into the canal. Mesa County Search and Rescue and a tow company were able to recover the vehicle from the canal at approximately 9:00am. No occupants were found to be in the submerged vehicle. The circumstances and whether there were additional occupants involved in the crash remains under investigation, though alcohol is being looked at as a factor.
The Grand Junction Police Department is asking for anyone with information about this incident to please contact non-emergency dispatch at 970-242-6707.
This remains an active investigation and there is no further information available at this time.