Fort Collins, CO (June 24, 2021) – At around 11:42 a.m. on June 24, emergency services were notified that an accident had occurred in the Fort Collins area that required assistance.

According to reports from the Poudre Fire Authority, a collision between vehicles blocked the intersection of South Timberline Road and Carpenter Road for nearly 1.5 hours on Thursday morning. The incident resulted in moderate delays in the area as police and PFA worked to clear the scene. An ambulance service from the UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital responded to the scene to treat victims and deploy those who need further assistance to nearby hospitals. The incident is currently under investigation.

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 people are left with permanent impairments that prevent them from working and affect their ability to complete simple tasks with ease. Unfortunately, many 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 exceed the speed limit
  • Car 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 for the injured party. If injured parties are injured in an accident through 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 world of difference when it comes to your ability to recover. Burg Simpson has made it its business to support our customers after traffic 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.