Police are still investigating an accident that very nearly claimed multiple lives, including several children. The Colorado State Patrol responded to the two-vehicle accident on the afternoon of June 7 in Pueblo County. As with many tragic car accidents, drunk driving is a suspected factor in the crash.
Traffic can be frustrating at times. The cars in front appear to only be inching forward and the drivers behind them are in a hurry to get to their destination. When this happens along a Colorado roadway, patience is often difficult to come by and car accidents can easily occur. Even when traffic appears to be moving slow, it is still important that all drivers pay attention and follow the rules of the road.
Two people have lost their lives after a serious accident on Interstate 25, according to police. The Colorado State Patrol has confirmed the death of an 82-year-old man and his female passenger. As with many car accidents, the cause of this tragic crash has yet to be determined by police, though the investigation is still underway as of this report.
Police have arrested one person in connection with a serious accident in El Paso County the morning of May 19. Officers in Colorado Springs responded to the accident, which sent two people to the hospital. As with most car accidents of this type, the crash is still under investigation, and charges have been filed against one of the drivers involved.
One teenager is tragically dead following a single-vehicle crash local authorities believe may have been predicated on intoxication. The Colorado State Patrol reported the car accident that claimed the life of a 16-year-old high school student. Several other students were injured in the crash, and the 18-year-old driver is currently in custody. As is typical with most fatal car accidents, this incident is still being investigated.
A driver who allegedly ran a red light is being faulted for a car accident in Colorado Springs that sent multiple people to the hospital. Colorado Springs police reported responding to the accident a little after 6 p.m. on the evening of April 11. The exact number of people involved in the accident was not detailed in the report, and it is unclear whether the driver will face criminal charges at this time. As with most car accidents, this crash is still under investigation.
The dark, early morning hours are one of the least populated times on Colorado roadways. When the sun hasn't yet come up and the morning rush hour hustle and bustle has not yet taken over, there is often a sense of peace and tranquility. Unfortunately, just because the roadways aren't flooded with cars doesn't mean that they are safe. Car accidents are not uncommon in the pre-dawn hours thanks to multiple reasons including driver fatigue, limited visibility and even intoxicated drivers who are still under the influence from the previous night's activities. A serious, multi-vehicle, early morning car accident recently caused Highway 7 in Adams County to be closed in both directions.
First responders have to see a lot of sights the general public is not prepared to deal with. Car accidents can be very troubling scenes, especially when there are fatalities involved. Most first responders will say that the worst of these are when children are the ones hurt. Some had a challenging evening this week when a three car accident on Interstate 25 in Colorado Springs injured three people and took the life of a toddler.
A snowy Colorado Friday night turned tragic recently. Between the snow and the darkness, the driver of a SUV traveling south on Highway 93 shortly before midnight likely never saw a second SUV coming toward him, traveling north in the southbound lanes with no headlights on. The vehicles collided head-on in a violent, deadly crash. The car accident left one dead, three seriously injured and many unanswered questions.
Life can change in an instant. When going through the daily routine of life, not paying attention and thinking nothing significant is about to happen, it does. Millions of people hit the roadways around 5:00pm every evening in a daze from the workday and just trying to get home for some rest and time with family and friends. Sometimes, in those most routine moments, life changes. That was the case for three individuals involved in a car accident that took the life of a Colorado man recently.