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Peyton, CO – One Killed in Head-on Truck Crash on Highway 24

August 24, 2021 | 4 min read

Peyton, CO (August 23, 2021) – One person has lost their life as a result of a motor vehicle accident in the Peyton area late Sunday morning. On August 22, emergency crews were notified that their assistance was needed on-site at a crash on Highway 24.

Reports from the Colorado State Patrol show that a dump truck was traveling west on Highway 24 when it became involved in a head-on collision with an eastbound minivan. The impact of the crash caused the dump truck to proceed forward and crash into a pickup truck. A motorcyclist attempted to stop his vehicle to avoid the crash. However, his vehicle toppled over and ejected him.

One person involved in the crash sustained fatal injuries. The victim, identified as the adult female driver of the minivan, was pronounced deceased at the scene. Three people in the dump truck and two people in the pickup truck were all transported to local hospitals with injuries. At this time, the incident remains under investigation. 

Our thoughts are with the victims 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 Truck Accidents in Peyton, 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. Nearly 600 people die from injuries sustained in crashes each year in our state.

If your loved one has lost their life in an accident, due to the negligence of another person, it is crucial that you seek the assistance of a Colorado wrongful death attorney as soon as possible. In some cases, families may be entitled to compensation to help alleviate the financial burdens they face moving forward. A dedicated attorney can help to review the circumstances surrounding your loved one’s death to identify all liable parties and hold them accountable for their actions.

Our team performs various tasks, including:

  • Investigating each crash
  • Gathering evidence to strengthen the case
  • Work with financial experts and accident reconstruction specialists, whenever needed
  • Put together strong cases on behalf of our clients
  • Aggressively negotiate compensation with insurance companies
  • Provide responsive representation in court, whenever necessary

If your loved one has lost their life in an accident, due to the negligence of another motorist, do not wait to get started on your case. 

The Colorado car accident lawyers at Burg Simpson have over four decades of experience fighting to protect the legal rights of families throughout the state of Colorado. Our team understands the challenges that families face after losing loved ones in accidents. For this reason, we provide the most responsive and aggressive representation to ensure the legal rights and best interests of families are protected as they move forward after enduring the loss of a loved one.

If your loved one lost their life in an accident, due to another driver’s actions, contact our personal injury attorneys in Colorado at (888) 895-2080 or 866-234-7768 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.