Many people are taking advantage of the fall weather and taking part in physical activity. Lots of people in Colorado enjoy riding their bicycles and enjoying the scenery. Even if a rider obeys every safety precaution, there is still a chance that he or she could be injured. If a driver is not paying attention to his or her surroundings, the cyclist could be the victim of a serious, it not fatal accident.
When teenagers first receive their license, they may feel a sense of freedom and excitement from the ability to drive around on their own. This newfound independence also brings about serious consequences if the new driver breaks Colorado driving laws. A teenage driver is just as responsible for his or her actions as an adult on the road. Disobeying any of the laws could cause serious injuries or a fatal accident.
Skiing is a wonderful pastime where individuals can enjoy the outdoors and get in some exercise. To ensure the safety of all skiers, guidelines have been put in place in Colorado. If these rules are not adhered to properly, a fatal accident may not be far behind.
Recently, a female pedestrian died after being struck by a hit and run driver in Denver. The fatal car accident occurred just after the woman exited her bus on her way to work. According to witnesses, the driver hit the woman and immediately fled the scene.
When traveling in a vehicle, a person in Colorado often is focused on getting to his or her destination and handling his or her day-to-day responsibilities. Coming face-to-face with death is typically not one of his or her expectations. Thus, when the person dies in the fatal accident, family members who are left behind naturally are bewildered and grieve over the sudden loss. Financial damages certainly don't make up for the tragic loss of the person's life, but they may help the surviving loved ones to get reimbursed for the expenses and other damages that inevitably accompany these tragedies.
A 25-year-old man recently pleaded guilty to vehicular manslaughter for an accident that occurred last year. He has been sentenced to five years in jail for causing the fatal accident. When he finishes with the jail sentence, the Colorado man will be required to serve a 36-month parole sentence, 48 community service hours and other penalties.
A Monday night accident involving three vehicles has claimed the life of a 12-year-old boy. The fatal accident has resulted in eight people injured. One of the injured is a five-week-old baby who is still being hospitalized at a Colorado medical facility.
A woman, who is also known as a marijuana activist and founding member of Moms For Marijuana International, has been in an accident. The Labor Day weekend in Colorado is one that should have been filled with barbecues and mingling with close friends and family. Unfortunately, the weekend was ravaged when the woman was killed in a fatal accident due to a drunk driver.
Many pedestrians know that walking the roadways can be a dangerous obstacle. As Colorado pedestrians are walking, crossing the street or jogging, they must protect themselves from drivers who are drunk, reckless or even drag racing. At times, these kinds of drivers may lose control of their vehicle. In this case, a 15-year-old boy's life has been cut short due to a fatal accident involving an alleged drag racer.
In the aftermath of an automotive accident, investigators begin piecing together the events that led to the crash as soon as they arrive on the scene. This process involves examining the wreckage, assessing the road conditions at the scene, interviewing witnesses and reconstructing the crash. The more information that Colorado police have in regard to a serious or fatal accident, the better the chances that they will be able to determine how the crash took place, as well as which party is at fault.