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Denver, CO – Car Crash on Morrison Rd near Bear Creek Blvd Claims One Life

July 21, 2021 | 3 min read

Denver, CO (July 21, 2021) – A motor vehicle accident reported early Monday morning in the Denver area claimed the life of one person. At approximately 2:15 a.m., on July 19, emergency crews were requested on-site at a crash on Morrison Road.

Reports from authorities show that a driver was under the influence of alcohol when they traveled through the area of West Morrison Road and Bear Creek Boulevard. As a result, the white Toyota Tacoma was traveling west in the eastbound lane for an extended period before crashing head-on into a white Nissan Versa.

The driver of the Nissan suffered fatal injuries and died at the scene. The driver of the Toyota was transported to a local hospital for the treatment of injuries. The driver was subsequently arrested for driving under the influence and charged with Vehicular Homicide. At this time, the incident remains under investigation.

Our thoughts are with the victim injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the victim who lost their life in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.

Fatal Car Accidents in Denver, Colorado

Every year, thousands of people are injured in life-altering automobile collisions across the state of Colorado. These accidents often force people into area hospitals for emergency medical attention. Although there are many treatment options available for victims, there is never a guarantee that victims will completely recover. More than 600 people lose their lives in auto accidents in Colorado each year. These accidents are often preventable, yet we continue to witness the overwhelming consequences they have on families throughout the state.

When victims lose their lives in accidents, due to the negligence of other drivers, their families should seek legal guidance from a competent wrongful death attorney in Colorado as soon as possible. Families may be entitled to compensation to help cover various financial burdens they face, including:

  • Funeral expenses
  • Burial costs
  • Lost earnings
  • Loss of consortium
  • Loss of companionship
  • Medical expenses
  • Loss of services
  • Property damage
  • And more

A qualified legal team can help you maximize your recoveries after enduring to loss of a loved one due to the negligence of another driver.

Since 1977, Burg Simpson has provided nationwide legal representation to families who have lost loved ones in auto crashes caused by negligent drivers. Our Colorado auto accident attorneys have argued thousands of cases over the past four decades to ensure victims get the justice they deserve. Our team is committed to helping families rebuild their lives after losing loved ones and move forward in the best way imaginable. By scheduling a free consultation at your earliest convenience, we can discuss the circumstances of your loved one’s accident to help you get the justice and compensation you rightfully deserve. If your loved one lost their life in an accident, due to another driver’s actions, contact our Colorado personal injury law firm at (888) 895-2080 to see how we can help you.

Note: Independent sources were used in the creation of this post.  These sources include news reports, police reports, eye-witness reports, social media reports, and first-hand accounts about the injury accident. For that reason, the facts pertaining to the specific events surrounding this accident have not been independently verified by our writing team. If there is any information that is not correct about a specific incident or if you would prefer that the post be removed, please reach out to us as soon as possible so that we can make the correction or remove the post.  

Disclaimer: At the personal injury law firm of Burg Simpson, we have made it our mission to give back to our local community members. We have dedicated our careers to changing peoples’ lives for the better by fighting for them in court to ensure that they receive fair and full compensation for their injuries and damages after suffering an injury.  We hope these posts will help bring awareness to the dangers of driving and will remind members of our communities to practice safer driving habits and take the necessary precautions to prevent being injured. This is not a solicitation for business. The information in this post should not be misconstrued as medical advice or legal advice. The photos depicted in this post are not representative of the actual accident scene.