Details are still emerging about a crash in Colorado that took the life of a man from another state recently. A number of cars were involved in a car accident that began with an initial collision in front of a shopping center. According to police, a 69-year-old local woman was attempting to turn left into the shopping center when she was hit by a sports car traveling on the road she was crossing. The sports car was driven by a 23-year-old man from another state.
After colliding with the woman’s car, the sports car crossed over the median and into oncoming traffic, where it struck a truck. The truck was driven by a 47-year-old Colorado man, and he had a 13-year-old passenger. There were reports that there may have been two other cars involved, but their roles are unknown. Another crash occurred when an officer who was responding to the scene was involved in an accident en route.
The sports car sustained major damage. The driver was transported to the hospital and later succumbed to his injuries. The truck had damage to the front, and its occupants were also transported to the hospital, but they were expected to recover from their injuries. The woman in the car was uninjured. It is not known if there were any injuries in the officer’s accident.
The cause of the car accident is being investigated. Speed may have been a factor. It is not known if drugs or alcohol were involved. Victims of similar accidents can contact an experienced personal injury attorney to protect their interests. A knowledgeable attorney can assist a victim in pursuing monetary compensation for all documented damages.