Colorado Springs, CO (May 30, 2020) – Just before 7 p.m., on May 27, authorities were called to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on South Academy Boulevard.
Reports show that an SUV was traveling along South Academy Boulevard when it was struck by a pickup truck as the truck merged onto the roadway from southbound Interstate 25.
A 5-year-old, a 3-year-old, and a female passenger were all ejected from the vehicle.
The 5-year-old boy suffered fatal injuries and died at the scene.
The woman, a male occupant, and the 3-year-old girl were all rushed to area hospitals for treatment.
At this time, the collision remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victims injured in this accident.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the child who lost his life in this accident.
Fatal Motor Vehicle Accidents in Colorado
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. Not only are families overcome with emotional pain and suffering, but they are often forced to spend thousands of dollars on funeral arrangements and other costs. 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.
Our Colorado auto accident attorneys at Burg Simpson have argued numerous 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. We strive to help families maximize their recoveries so they are able to cover the financial burdens they face moving forward. Contact our personal injury attorneys in Colorado at (888) 895-2080 to schedule a free case evaluation to see how our team can help you.
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