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Wrong-way driver arrested after causing a serious accident

On Behalf of | Dec 3, 2021 | Car Accidents

Drivers in Colorado never know what they will face as they venture out on roadways across the state. These days, just getting from point A to point B can be an adventure fraught with risks and dangers. It goes without saying that no person wants or intends to be involved in car accidents. However, it is a fact that most motorists will be involved in an accident at some point in their lives. 

Wrong-way crash 

Recently, a serious crash along a major travel route in Colorado Springs resulted in injuries to several motorists and a driver facing serious charges. The accident happened during the overnight hours along Interstate 25 near the Cimarron exit. According to eyewitness reports, a van was traveling southbound in the northbound lanes and violently collided with an oncoming sedan. 

Injuries and charges 

Reports said one person was trapped in the sedan and had to be extracted by firefighters. Reportedly, everyone involved in the accident was injured and taken to a local medical center. Colorado Springs police said the driver of the van was arrested and now faces charges of DUI and vehicular assault. 

Today, just going for a short drive can potentially turn into a life-altering crash. Car accidents can happen in the blink of an eye and are completely unpredictable. Any person in Colorado who has suffered injuries in car accidents caused by the negligence of another party reserves the right to seek legal recourse by contacting a knowledgeable personal injury attorney and filing a claim. A successful lawsuit could result in vital compensation and, many times, a sense of justice. 


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