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Costilla County, CO – Accident on US-160 Leaves Several Victims Injured

By Burg Simpson
August 3, 2020
3 min read

Costilla County, CO (August 3, 2020) – An automobile accident on Saturday left several victims injured in Costilla County. Reports provided by the Colorado State Patrol show that on August 1, at approximately 10:20 a.m., a Chevrolet 1500 pickup truck was heading west on Highway 160 when it collided with a white 2015 Ford Explorer. The impact of the collision sent the Explorer into a blue Hyundai Vera Cruz.

The two occupants of the Ford, a 32-year-old female, and a 35-year-old man, and the 71-year-old male and 62-year-old occupants of the Hyundai were all injured in the crash. Ambulances responded to the scene to render aid to the injured victims before transporting them to San Luis Valley Regional Medical Center for treatment. At this time, the crash remains under investigation.

Our thoughts are with the victims injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.

Car Accidents in Colorado

Costilla County, CO – Accident on US-160 Leaves Several Victims InjuredEvery year, thousands of people across Colorado are left with debilitating injuries from auto collisions. Although there are numerous things drivers can do before entering roadways to ensure they remain safe, there is no way to predict the actions of other drivers sharing the road. Instead, many people become involved in devastating auto collisions.

The unfortunate truth is that there is no way to ensure travelers will make it to their destinations safely and without incident. This is especially true for drivers sharing the road with others who are less attentive behind the wheel. In fact, the majority of collisions are a result of reckless and careless motorists sharing the road. When victims are injured in accidents, due to the negligent actions of others, it is imperative that they reach out to Colorado personal injury lawyers as soon as possible.

Burg Simpson strives to assist victims after they have been harmed in motor vehicle accidents caused by the negligence of others. Our personal injury attorneys in Colorado are dedicated to helping victims collect full and fair compensation so they can get the medical treatment they need and cover their financial expenses moving forward. Our team has decades of experience investigating accidents, negotiating settlements, and litigating in court against parties who refuse to take responsibility. Contact our Colorado personal injury law firm at (888) 895-2080 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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