Millions of drivers are on the streets, roads and highways each day in Colorado and all across the country. Unfortunately, car accidents are inevitable with the volume of traffic, poor road conditions or a variety of unsafe driving behaviors. Naturally, being involved in an accident is stressful and most drivers would hope to not experience one again. However, a motorist in Colorado Springs was allegedly involved in two incidents within minutes of each other.
A man is tragically dead following a serious two-vehicle accident near the town of Wellington, according to local sources. Colorado State Patrol has confirmed the death of the 37-year-old man, as well as injury suffered by a 71-year-old woman. For the moment, police are unsure what caused the crash, but as with any car accidents causing fatalities, they will continue to investigate until a cause is found.
Police in Denver have shut down a stretch of Interstate 225 in order to investigate a serious accident that has claimed one life, according to local sources. Colorado State Patrol moved to close the highway after a rollover crash involving one vehicle. A second person was apparently involved in the crash as well. As with most car accidents causing fatalities, this one is still under investigation.
A fatal crash in Pueblo has prompted an investigation by local and state police, according to sources. The Colorado State Patrol is in the process of investigating the crash, which reportedly claimed the life of a passenger. As with an alarming number of car accidents, drugs and alcohol as well as unsafe speed are all being considered potential factors in this crash.
While sharing the road with others, it might not be uncommon for drivers to encounter a variety of potential hazards while traveling. Awareness of these hazards could play an integral role in being prepared to handle a multitude of driving scenarios. As recent reports indicate that nearly 120,000 car accidents occur in Colorado each year, finding ways to reduce the chances a collision will occur could prove imperative.
Police are still in the process of investigating a fatal crash that left one person dead and another in the hospital, according to local sources. The Colorado State Patrol closed the westbound lanes of Highway 50 to facilitate their investigation. Car accidents causing fatalities are taken very seriously by the state, and criminal charges may still be forthcoming.
A bizarre two-car crash has claimed one life and sent another person to the hospital, according to law enforcement. The Colorado State Patrol believes the crash may have been due to drug and/or alcohol use. Car accidents caused by intoxication are sadly common, but those found guilty are prosecuted to the full extent of the law in Colorado criminal courts.
Police suspect drugs and alcohol could have been contributing factors in a deadly crash that claimed the life of a child on Highway 50 the night of Feb. 14. Colorado State Patrol was called to the scene of the accident that killed a 6-year-old boy. One driver was arrested, but as with most car accidents where alcohol and drugs are potential factors, this investigation is still underway.
A two-car crash has sent one person to the hospital in critical condition, according to local sources. The accident apparently occurred on the early morning of Jan. 28 near the Colorado Springs Airport. So far no charges have been announced, but as with many car accidents, this one remains under investigation.
One woman is in custody and another person is seriously hurt after a car accident in Colorado Springs. Authorities responded to the crash in the west downtown of the Colorado city late on the night of Jan. 25. Police believe that as with many car accidents, the driver in this incident may have been intoxicated at the time of the crash. She is facing serious charges and could face jail time if she is convicted.