Laporte, CO – Truck Accident on US-287 Results in Injuries and Delays
Laporte, CO (June 11, 2020) – A major motor vehicle accident involving a semi-truck on Wednesday afternoon resulted in expansive delays through the area and injuries, according to reports. At approximately 1:45 p.m., on June 10, a semi-truck collision occurred on US Highway 287 at the intersection with Larimer County Road 54G.
The incident resulted in major delays in the area lasting nearly one and a half hours. Several emergency response units were called to the scene, including fire trucks, ambulances, and HAZMAT, from both Poudre Fire Authority and UCHealth. At least one person was critically injured and transported from the scene of the accident to a local hospital via medical helicopter. At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victims injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
Truck Accidents in Colorado
More than 4,800 people lose their lives in semi-truck accidents across the United States each year. Thousands more are left with life-altering injuries. The size and weight of semi-trucks mean victims are more likely to suffer catastrophic and debilitating injuries. When victims are injured in accidents, due to the negligent actions of others, it is crucial that they reach out to a truck accident attorney Colorado as soon as possible to protect their legal rights.
Quite often, people involved in truck accidents are unsure of how to move forward. The overwhelming pain and suffering just make handling the legal aspects in the aftermath of a collision impossible. Working with a knowledgeable and effective legal team after a truck accident in Colorado will ensure you are able to protect your legal rights and best interests to the fullest extent.
Our attorneys at Burg Simpson have earned a nationwide reputation for providing aggressive and trusted legal representation to victims who are seriously injured in auto accidents. Our Colorado personal injury lawyers have a proven track record of success that demonstrates our level of commitment to helping victims protect their legal rights and get the justice and compensation they deserve.
Our attorneys go to the scene of each accident to conduct an independent investigation. We gather police reports, medical records and reports, and various forms of evidence to ensure our clients have the strongest cases imaginable to demand full and fair compensation for their injuries. If you sustained injuries in an accident caused by a negligent or reckless driver, contact our personal injury attorneys in Colorado at (888) 895-2080 to schedule a free case evaluation as soon as possible to see how our team can help you.
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