Taxi Cab Runs Off Road On Casper Mountain

by Taylor Viydo, tviydo@k2tv.com

A Casper Cabs driver is alive after losing control of his cab on Casper Mountain.

According to Wyoming Highway Patrol, the driver says that the brakes on the cab failed after he turned a corner near lookout point. He and the vehicle then ran off the road and stopped about 150 below the road. The driver then managed to climb up the the road, where he lay until a driver saw him, stopped, and called 911. He was taken to Wyoming Medical Center, where he will remain overnight to be treated for his injuries, described as "cuts and bruises."

Highway Patrol is currently investigating the incident.