Several people have been injured in a series of crashes in Otero County on Monday. The car accidents were caused by a man in a stolen pickup truck. Colorado State police are investigating the chain of events that took place along Highway 50.
Life is busy: everyone gets in a rush. Often it seems like red lights have the absolute worst timing possible--turning and staying red when one is in the biggest of hurries. Sometimes getting through a yellow light before it turns red becomes almost a challenge -- one taken far too lightly. Failure to stop at red lights is one of the most common causes of car accidents. The high number of accidents at red lights in Colorado Springs is prompting the police chief there to take action.
Two people are dead and three more are in local hospitals following a serious accident in Chaffee County. Colorado authorities who typically respond to car accidents of this type have reported the fatalities and injuries. For the moment, charges are not being filed against anyone involved, though police believe that speed may have been a factor in the crash.
A two-vehicle collision near Calhan has claimed the life of a beloved local softball coach and another individual, according to reports. Colorado authorities responded to the fatal crash that claimed the life of a 25-year-old woman. Charges may be upcoming for the other driver, and as is common in car accidents of this type, the family of the deceased victim could have additional legal recourse available to them at the state level.
The Colorado State Patrol is investigating a fatal crash that occurred on a recent Saturday night. Many lives are lost in drunk driving car accidents, and authorities suspect this might be one of those. They say both drivers wore their seat belts, but impairment is being looked at as a possible factor in this crash.
A tragic two-car crash claimed the life of a child on the afternoon of Aug. 10, according to local sources. Colorado State Patrol responded to the crash that also injured two other people. As with most car accidents, information is still being gathered, and until the investigation is complete, no criminal charges are likely to be filed.
Tragically, a woman lost her life after she was struck by a car on the morning of Aug. 5. Police in Colorado Springs are not expected to press charges against the driver involved. However, there still may be legal recourse available to the woman's family. In fatal car accidents, a wrongful death lawsuit may appropriate when the evidence suggests that a driver's negligence was the cause of the crash.
A serious car accident has sent four people to local hospitals, according to local sources. Authorities in Colorado Springs responded to a car crash on the afternoon of July 25. So far, the cause of this crash is still under investigation. As with many car accidents, this investigation could take time before analysts can determine what happened.
Two young people tragically lost their lives in a single-car crash near Redstone. Colorado State Patrol responded and closed Highway 133 in both directions to facilitate their investigation. As with most car accidents that result in fatalities, this investigation is still underway as of this report.
One person has tragically lost his life following a car accident in Littleton on July 7. The 19-year-old man, a resident of Lakewood, Colorado, was a passenger in a vehicle that crashed. For the moment, no charges have been filed against the driver, but as with most fatal car accidents, the crash is still being investigated by police.