Colorado Springs, Colorado (June 18, 2021) – Authorities in the Colorado Springs area responded to the scene of a traffic-related incident in which at least one person was admitted to a local hospital with injuries. On June 18, shortly after 2 p.m., the Colorado Springs police received a request for assistance at the scene of the accident on Interstate 25.
Government reports show that there was a collision between vehicles on Interstate 25. The incident blocked the carriageway, causing significant traffic delays between Woodmen Road and North Academy Boulevard as crews worked to clear the carriageway and allow through traffic.
The rescue service has been informed that their help is needed on site. The emergency services arrived at the scene and helped the victims. At least one person was taken to a local hospital for further care. The circumstances of the accident are currently being investigated.
Our thoughts go with the victims who were injured in this accident. We hope for her full recovery.
Car accidents in Colorado
Thousands of people are hospitalized with serious injuries from car accidents in Colorado each year. Many victims are left with permanent impairments that prevent them from working and affect their ability to perform simple tasks with ease. Unfortunately, a significant number of accidents are caused by drivers who act recklessly and negligently.
Accidents across the state of Colorado happen for a variety of reasons. Some of the most common causes of crashes are:
- Drivers who travel above the speed limit
- Drivers with reckless driving behavior
- Motorists disregarding traffic control devices
- People who operate their vehicles under the influence of drugs or alcohol operate
- Drivers who are distracted by their phones, radios, GPS devices, or other people in their vehicles
- Inexperienced drivers
- Broken parts and broken vehicles
People who act recklessly and negligently in operating their vehicles contribute to over 80% of all accidents in our state. Unfortunately, these accidents often have overwhelming psychological, physical and financial consequences on victims. If accident victims are injured by the negligence of others, it is important that they contact a Colorado auto accident attorney as soon as possible to protect their legal rights. In some cases, victims may be entitled to compensation to cover both economic and non-economic damage they will face in the future.
Having a knowledgeable team of lawyers can make a huge difference when it comes to your ability to recover. Simpson Castle is dedicated to assisting victims of road accidents. Our Colorado personal injury attorneys are committed to helping victims receive full and fair compensation so they can receive the medical treatment they need and meet their future financial expenses. Our team has extensive experience investigating accidents, negotiating settlements, and litigating parties who refuse to accept responsibility. Contact our Colorado personal injury attorneys at (888) 895-2080 or 866-234-7768 to learn how we can help.
Note: Independent sources have been used in the preparation of this article. These sources include news reports, police reports, eyewitness reports, social media reports, and firsthand reports of the accident with injuries. For this reason, the facts about the specific events surrounding this accident were not independently verified by our team of authors. If any information about a particular incident is incorrect or you would like the post removed, please contact us as soon as possible so we can correct it or remove the post.
Disclaimer: At Burg Simpson law firm, we are committed to giving back to our local community members. We have dedicated our careers to improving people’s lives by fighting for them in court to ensure that they receive fair and full compensation for their injuries and damage if they are injured. We hope these posts will help raise awareness of the dangers of driving and remind members of our communities to practice safer driving habits and take the necessary precautions to avoid injury. This is not a solicitation to companies. The information in this post should not be misunderstood as medical or legal advice. The photos shown in this post are not representative of the actual scene of the accident.