Two people have been injured in a serious car accident that police believe may have been predicated by drunk driving, according to local sources. Colorado authorities responded to the crash that took place the evening of Jan. 7. As with a troubling number of car accidents, police believe both speed and alcohol could have been contributing factors to the crash, but for the moment, no charges have been filed.
Police responded to a two-vehicle crash that claimed one life on U.S. 160 on the afternoon of Dec. 31. The Colorado State Patrol has confirmed that the accident, like most fatal car accidents, is still under investigation by accident specialists. For the moment, no charges have been filed against anyone involved, but the investigation may turn up cause for criminal charges at a later time.
A man is facing misdemeanor charges following a car accident police say he caused back in October. The 24-year-old Colorado resident is accused of causing a fatal crash on Colorado Highway 6 on Oct. 3. A total of seven people were involved in the accident. However, as with many car accidents, a cause for this crash has yet to be fully determined, and police are still speaking with witnesses to determine the cause.
Three people have died as a result of a three-car collision in El Paso County, according to local and state sources. Colorado State Patrol has confirmed the deaths of three people as well as three others who were injured. The driver believed to be responsible for the crash was also killed in the collision, so criminal charges are not forthcoming. As with most car accidents, this one is still under investigation.
Two people were hurt when their vehicle reportedly left the road and crashed down an embankment, according to local sources. Colorado State Patrol confirmed the crash but have not identified either individual. No charges have been filed, but as with most car accidents, an investigation into the particulars of this crash is still underway.
An individual whose identity was initially withheld has been badly hurt following what police are calling a hit-and-run accident in Colorado Springs. Police responded to the crash, which occurred in the early morning of Nov. 28. The driver has since been taken into custody, but as with most car accidents of this type, the investigation is ongoing.
Three people are died after a two-car crash in Colorado Springs, where authorities are now considering adding safety upgrades to the intersection where the accident took place. The Colorado State Patrol confirmed the deaths in a collision described as "extremely violent" and taking place at high speeds. An investigation is underway, but as with many car accidents, it will take time to confirm the cause of the crash.
An accident on Wolf Creek Pass has sent two people to a local hospital, according to authorities. Colorado State Patrol responded to the single-car crash in the early morning of Nov. 9, wherein a driver and passenger were both hurt. Car accidents of this type typically require careful investigation to determine their cause, and Colorado State Patrol is currently conducting such an inquiry at this time.
An accident in Delta County has killed a senior from a local high school, according to local law enforcement. Colorado authorities confirmed the death of an unidentified student after an accident in Peach Valley. When the victims of car accidents are under the age of majority, their names are withheld from publication until next-of-kin can be notified, as is the case here. The police investigation is still underway at this time.
Montrose County was the site of tragedy on Oct. 13 when a single-car crash claimed two lives. A man and a woman, one a Colorado resident and the other from out of state, were both killed when their vehicle crashed off Transfer Road. Police are still unsure what caused the crash, but as with many car accidents, this one is still under investigation.