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Patricia M. Jarzobski

Car accidents: child hurt in crash in Colorado

A 6-year-old girl sustained serious injuries after being struck by a car in Estes Park, according to local news sources. North Colorado emergency responders were on the scene of the accident, accompanied by local police, to determine the cause of the crash. As with many car accidents of this type, this serious crash is still under investigation at this time. 

An employee at a local store said he heard a loud bang at the time of the accident, which took place on March 8. According to the witness, the 6-year-old girl had been struck by a vehicle not far from the store where he works. Police arriving on the scene blocked off the street to allow medical personnel access to the girl. She was airlifted to a local hospital via helicopter, and her injuries are said to be considered serious. 

Car accidents: Colorado police seek witnesses in crash

Police are still looking for witnesses who may have observed a serious accident in Golden Gate Canyon State Park on the night of Feb. 22. Colorado authorities say park rangers are leading the investigation, which is uncommon in the case of car accidents. However, their investigation is still ongoing at this time. 

Very little information has been made available regarding the specifics of this accident, but it has been confirmed that two vehicles were involved -- a pickup truck and an SUV. It appears to have been a head-on crash that took place on Drew Hill Road. Of the individuals involved, nothing was noted in the report about the occupants of the SUV. 

Car accidents: 2 dead in Colorado

A mother and her child tragically lost their lives in a four-vehicle car crash near Fort Lupton, according to local sources. Colorado State Patrol say several other people were also injured in the crash. As with most car accidents of this scope, this particular crash is still being investigated. So far police have not filed charges against anyone involved, and they have not ruled out foggy conditions as a possible contributing factor. 

According to the accident report, the crash happened on Highway 52 the morning of Feb. 23. The specific details of the crash remain elusive, but it has been confirmed that a 29-year-old woman and her 6-year-old son were both killed in the accident. Neither individual was wearing a seat belt. Her two younger daughters, who were also involved in the crash, were taken to a local hospital for treatment. 

Car accidents: 6 hurt in Colorado crash

A serious crash in Arapahoe County has sent six people to local hospitals, according to news sources. Colorado authorities were called to the scene of the crash, which is still under investigation at this time. As with most car accidents of this type, it is still possible that criminal charges could be filed against one or more drivers in this case. 

Very little information is available about the accident at this time. This includes exactly how many vehicles were involved in the pileup. It has been confirmed by South Metro Fire Rescue, that were on the scene along with the police, that the accident happened in an intersection around 9 a.m. the morning of Valentine's Day. 

Car accidents: Colorado crash kills woman

A woman is dead following a pedestrian-related accident in Louisville, according to local news. The woman's identity has not been released, pending an ongoing investigation by Colorado authorities. As with most fatal car accidents, this investigation will directly affect any charges that may be filed against the driver involved. 

According to the accident report provided by police, around 6:50 a.m. the morning of Feb. 5, the unidentified 59-year-old woman was crossing a street headed eastbound. It is unclear from the report whether she was crossing in a crosswalk. She was struck by a northbound vehicle and suffered serious injuries. She was pronounced dead at the scene by medical personnel. 

Car accidents: Cyclist dies after crash in Colorado

A person is dead following a tragic crash in Colorado Springs. Colorado police responded to the accident on Jan. 30. They have not filed charges against the driver involved in the crash, which was the fifth fatality in all the recorded car accidents in Colorado Springs so far this year. 

According to the police report, an 89-year-old man was attempting to turn southbound onto Highway 115 when the accident occurred. A cyclist, who has not been publicly identified by police at this time, was crossing the intersection with a green light when he or she was hit. The cyclist was pronounced dead of injuries suffered in the impact. 

Car accidents: wrong-way driver causes crash

Two people are dead and three more are in medical care following a car crash in Denver, according to local news. Colorado State Patrol reported that the multi-vehicle crash involved three vehicles. So far, no charges have been filed, but as with most fatal car accidents, the investigation is still underway as police strive to find a cause for the behavior of the driver at fault. 

According to the limited report available, a vehicle traveling the wrong way on Interstate 25 on the evening of Jan. 27 caused a three-car pileup. The unknown driver traveling in an SUV around 6:00 p.m. veered into the wrong HOV lane, striking another vehicle nearly head on. The force of the impact propelled the vehicle into the rear of a third car. 

Investigation into wrongful death of passenger in car accident

One woman is dead and a man is in serious condition following a wrong-way crash on Highway 550, according to state police. Colorado authorities were called to the scene of the two-car accident that claimed the life of an 89-year-old female passenger in one of the vehicles. So far, no criminal charges have been filed against either driver, but a wrongful death suit might still be possible in civil court. 

According to the accident report, a 67-year-old woman was driving her vehicle southbound on Highway 550 when, for reasons unknown, she drifted into the oncoming lane. This caused a head-on crash with a northbound vehicle driven by a 57-year-old man. The force of the impact killed the woman's 89-year-old passenger, who was pronounced dead at the scene by responding medical personnel.

Car accidents: 3 teenagers hurt, 1 dead in Colorado crash

A single-vehicle crash resulted in tragedy on the night of Jan. 13, according to local police. Colorado police responded to the car accident that claimed the life of a 13-year-old girl and sent three others to a local hospital. As with most fatal car accidents, the investigation into this tragic crash is still underway at this time. 

According to the police report, around 10 p.m. on the night in question, an SUV carrying four teenagers was traveling in Colorado Springs when the driver seemed to lose control of the vehicle. The SUV rolled onto its roof, ejecting two of the four occupants. It is unclear whether anyone in the vehicle was wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident. 

Wrongful death suit possible in rollover wreck in Colorado

Two people who were killed in a single-vehicle accident in Garfield County have been identified by police, according to local sources. Colorado authorities responded to calls about a serious accident in Rifle that claimed the life of two passengers and injured a third. The driver may face criminal charges, and state law will also allow the families of the deceased to file wrongful death suits against him in civil court. 

The details of the accident are not clear at this time, but it has been confirmed that the individuals in the vehicle were on a hunting trip on Dec. 29 when the crash occurred. The driver lost control of the vehicle, which was traveling on a private ranch road at the time. The car flipped over, injuring several passengers. No one in the vehicle was wearing a seat belt.


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