Greeley, CO – Pedestrian Injured in Accident on W 24th St
Greeley, CO (June 23, 2020) – A hit and run accident on Sunday involving a drunk driver left one person injured in Greeley. At approximately 9:45 p.m., on June 14, the Greeley Police Department responded to the scene of an auto accident on West 24th Street.
Reports show that a 23-year-old impaired driver was traveling westbound through the intersection of 24th Street and 35th Avenue when she struck a pedestrian crossing in a designated crossing area. The driver of the vehicle then fled the scene without stopping to render aid. The pedestrian sustained serious injuries in the accident and was rushed to a local hospital for treatment. Authorities later arrested the driver, who is now facing an array of charges related to this accident. At this time, police are investigating.
Our thoughts are with the victim injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in Colorado
Every year, lawmakers across the United States work aggressively to enact laws to protect pedestrians. Although endless measures are taken to safeguard those who choose to travel by foot, we continue to see these people harmed at an alarming rate. Our state continues to see an increasing problem surrounding pedestrians harmed in collisions. In fact, hundreds of pedestrians are injured by vehicles along Colorado roadways each year.
The fact that pedestrians are without protection during collisions means they are more likely to suffer serious and life-threatening injuries. Pedestrian accidents often leave victims with broken bones and other debilitating injuries that require extensive medical treatment. Many victims are left with life-altering injuries that never heal. Any victims are left to deal with permanent disabilities resulting from their accidents. When victims are injured in collisions as a result of another person’s negligence, it is crucial that they reach out to an accident attorney Colorado pedestrian as soon as possible.
The attorneys at Burg Simpson have spent over 40-years putting together a proven record of success. Our Colorado injury lawyers have helped secure more than $1 billion in verdicts for our clients and we remain dedicated to helping those harmed in accidents due to the negligence of others. Our team provides aggressive and effective legal representation to ensure victims get justice. Contact our Colorado personal injury law firm today at (888) 895-2080 to discuss legal options available for you.
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