Drake, CO – Injuries Reported in Car Accident on US-34
Drake, CO (June 16, 2020) – An automobile collision on Monday afternoon resulted in a complete closure to Highway 34 in Drake. Just after 3:35 p.m., on June 15, the Colorado State Patrol was called to the scene of a motor vehicle collision on US Highway 34.
Reports from authorities show that a 2003 Chevy SUV and a 2008 Ford Pickup collided along the highway near mile marker 68. The collision resulted in extensive damages to both vehicles and a complete block to all lanes of the highway. Crews rushed to the scene to secure the area and clear the road in order to restore the flow of traffic.
The two occupants of the Chevy, a 78-year-old male, and 72-year-old female, as well as the 31-year-old male driver of the Ford and his 21-year-old female passenger, were all transported to Estes Park Health (EPH) via ambulance for treatment. At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victims injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Colorado
Every day, people across Colorado are left with debilitating injuries from automobile accidents. Although drivers can be proactive while entering roadways, there is no way to predict the actions of others sharing the road. In many cases, victims are involved in devastating collisions due to the reckless, negligent, and careless actions of others. These accidents often leave victims with overwhelming mental, physical, and financial consequences.
Victims who sustain injuries in car accidents as a result of negligent and reckless drivers have a variety of legal options available to them. Consulting with a personal injury attorney Colorado Springs after an auto accident will ensure the legal rights of accident victims are protected after being harmed. In some cases, victims may be entitled to compensation to help cover the financial burdens they face as a result of medical treatment, lost wages, and various other damages.
The Colorado personal injury lawyers at Burg Simpson are dedicated to assisting people injured in accidents with rebuilding their lives in the best way imaginable. Our team has helped victims and families with claims surrounding nearly every kind of injury or wrongful death case imaginable for clients. Our attorneys have a variety of resources available, a trusted and admirable nationwide reputation, and a proven track record of success with helping victims and their families recover. If you were injured in an accident, due to the negligence of another driver, contact our personal injury attorneys in Colorado at (888) 895-2080 to see how we can help you.
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