When an individual makes the decision to drink and drive, they also take on full responsibility for the consequences of their actions. Unfortunately, it seems as though the people harmed by drunk driver negligence are rarely the ones who are driving under the influence. While still under investigation, a recent crash in Colorado appears to be the result of a driver who failed to act in a responsible manner. The crash left a young man seriously injured when he was hit by an elderly woman on her way to an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting.
A recent motorcycle crash has left one man dead and another injured. The motorcycle accident took place on a recent Monday evening in Widefield, Colorado. The preliminary crash scene investigation suggests that a motorcyclist was riding up a hill on Goldfield Road as a Chevy sedan was approaching in the opposite direction.
A multi-vehicle highway collision is one of the most frightening events that many drivers can imagine. The chain reaction caused by one vehicle can have devastating consequences to other drivers and passengers who just happen to be on the same stretch of road when events take a turn for the worse. Many in Colorado are aware of a terrible truck accident that recently took place on Highway 69 near Westcliffe.
An arrest has been made against a 56-year-old driver who is alleged to have been driving drunk when he caused an accident that seriously injured two people. The incident took place just north of Boulder, Colorado during the final week in July. The driver has a history of drunk driver negligence that includes at least two prior DUI convictions.
Two people were seriously injured in a crash which occurred at 10 a.m. on June 3. The single vehicle motorcycle accident happened on Interstate 70 in the Denver Metro Area. The motorcycle, which was carrying a second person along with the driver, was traveling westbound on the freeway. Both the driver and the other rider were transported to the hospital from the scene of the accident.
Though accidents happen every day on Colorado roadways, most of them are minor, allowing drivers and passengers alike to walk away from the scene. This wasn't the case, however, in one Colorado car accident on U.S. 50 recently that resulted in the death of two Littleton residents as well as the hospitalization of one Durango man. At the time of a local news report, police were attempting to determine possible causes of the accident, such as distracted driving.
Readers may be saddened to hear of a fatal motor vehicle accident that happened in Colorado on April 28. The car accident tragically left three young teenagers dead and injured at least three others. The 36-year-old driver of the vehicle, in which two of the teenagers were riding, is currently in custody.
Colorado State Police report that recently, two separate multi-vehicle accidents ended up sending a truck driver to a local hospital. The multi-vehicle truck accident occurred on northbound Interstate 25 at mile marker 128 in Fountain. A total of five vehicles caused the highway to be closed to traffic beginning at around 1:30 in the afternoon, with the left lane of the highway opening shortly before 3 in the afternoon and the right lane reopening shortly before 4 in the afternoon.