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.
A two-car crash on Ellicott Highway claimed one life in El Paso County on the night of Oct. 7, according to local sources. The Colorado State Patrol has confirmed the accident occurred around 10 p.m. and involved a pickup truck and an SUV. The driver of the SUV was killed. As with most car accidents, this incident is still under investigation.
A male driver and his female passenger were both killed in a serious crash in Montrose County on Oct. 13, according to local sources. Colorado authorities reported the deaths following a single-car accident near Montrose. So far, as with many car accidents, this one is still under investigation, and a cause has yet to be determined.
A woman from Rifle is dead following a collision with a driver believed to have been drunk behind the wheel, according to local sources. Colorado authorities responded to the two-car crash that occurred the night of Sept. 28 on Interstate 70. With the suspected driver dead at the scene, no criminal charges will be filed, but as with many car accidents causing fatalities, other legal recourse may be available to the grieving family.
A fatal crash in Denver has led to an arrest, according to local sources. Colorado police apprehended a 25-year-old man following what is believed to be a hit-and-run crash that killed one person and injured several others. Fatal car accidents of this type are always carefully investigated by law enforcement to ensure all pertinent facts are available both to prosecutors and to criminal defense attorneys present for the trial.
A serious crash in Denver's City Park resulted in one fatality, according to authorities. Denver police responded to the accident, which occurred on North Colorado Boulevard in the early morning of Sept. 14. Officers are still investigating the cause of the crash, but as with most car accidents calling fatalities, there could be several causes for the tragedy. No one has been arrested at this time.
A popular street festival was the site of near tragedy on the night of Sept. 1, according to local sources. The Denver festival, A Taste of Colorado, was disrupted by a vehicle driving through a barrier and injuring a pedestrian. As with all car accidents of this type, this one is still under investigation and charges could be pending against the driver.
A single-car accident in Pueblo resulted in the death of the driver, according to local sources. The Colorado Department of Transportation has confirmed the crash occurred around 7:30 p.m. on Aug. 23. For the moment they have not come to a final determination of what caused the crash, but as with many car accidents, they have not ruled out alcohol and reckless driving as possible factors.