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Kiowa County, CO – Teen Killed in Crash on County Rd 78

By Burg Simpson
May 31, 2020
3 min read

Kiowa County, CO (May 31, 2020) – A motor vehicle accident on Saturday claimed one teen’s life in Kiowa County.

At around 5:30 a.m., on May 30, the Colorado State Patrol responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Kiowa County Road 78.

Reports show that a 14-year-old teen was driving a car along the roadway when the vehicle became involved in a collision. The vehicle then rolled over, ejecting three passengers from the vehicle.

A 15-year-old teen, who was ejected, suffered fatal injuries and was declared deceased at the scene.

The driver and two passengers were all transported to a local hospital for treatment.

At this time, the incident remains under investigation.

Our thoughts are with the victims injured in the accident. Our deepest condolences are with the family of the teen who lost his life in this accident.

Fatal Car Accidents in Colorado

Kiowa County, CO – Teen Killed in Crash on County Rd 78Every year, motor vehicle accidents claim the lives of more than 600 people across Colorado. Accidents involving pedestrians, semi-trucks, bicyclists, and motorcycles are more likely to result in fatal injuries. When victims lose their lives in accidents, due to the negligence of other drivers, it is crucial that their families reach out to a wrongful death attorney in Colorado as soon as possible.

Burg Simpson’s auto accident attorneys in Colorado have over four decades of experience fighting to protect the legal rights of families after losing loved ones in collisions. Our team takes great pride in helping grieving families hold negligent parties accountable for their actions. We strive to help change peoples’ lives for the better by providing aggressive and effective legal representation to them after enduring a tragic loss. Contact our personal injury attorneys in Colorado at (888) 895-2080 to schedule a free case evaluation at your earliest convenience 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.


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