Patricia M. Jarzobski, P.C.
Contact Us Today
Menu Icon
View Our Practice Areas

Fatal Colorado motorcycle accident kills 1, injures another

A recent motorcycle crash has left one man dead and another injured. The motorcycle accident took place on a recent Monday evening in Widefield, Colorado. The preliminary crash scene investigation suggests that a motorcyclist was riding up a hill on Goldfield Road as a Chevy sedan was approaching in the opposite direction.

Witnesses stated that the motorcycle rider accelerated quickly as he neared the crest of the hill. At some point, he appears to have lost control of the bike and drifted into the wrong lane. He encountered the Chevy as he crested the hill, crashing into the front end of the sedan.

The motorcycle rider died at the scene as a result of injuries sustained during the crash. Police believe that the driver of the sedan did not even see the motorcycle until it was too late to avoid the collision. That driver was transported to a local hospital and treated for minor injuries.

While the investigation into this motorcycle accident is ongoing, the initial reports suggest that the motorcyclist may be responsible for the crash. While the driver of the other vehicle was reported to have sustained only minor injuries in the collision, there is no word of whether he or she has sought additional medical treatment in the timeframe following the incident. In many cases, injuries that seem minor at first glance can turn into significant medical concerns over time. Should the investigation find that the motorcyclist was at fault in this incident, the driver of the sedan will have the right to pursue a Colorado civil suit against the biker's estate to recover damages in the case.

Source: KOAA-TV, "Motorcycle driver was speeding just prior to fatal accident," Andy Koen, Aug. 14, 2012

No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information
  • Super Lawyers Patricia M. Jarzobski | 5 Years
  • Best Lawyers 2020
  • Super Lawyers Patricia M. Jarzobski | Super Lawyers
  • Avvo Rating 10.0 Patricia M. Jarzobski | Top Attorney
  • Americas Top 100 | 2017 | High Stakes Litigation
  • Super Lawyers | 2020
  • Best Law Firms 2020

Contact Patricia For Help and Answers Today

Office Image
Office Image
Call 303-332-3344 or contact us online using the form below to talk to us today.

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.


Privacy Policy

Map Image

3575 Ringsby Court
STE 308
Denver, CO 80216

Phone: 303-322-3344
Fax: 303-322-6644
Map & Directions