Denver, CO (August 13, 2020) – A car accident reported on Thursday claimed one victim’s life in the Denver area. At around 1:30 a.m., on August 14, the Denver Police Department responded to the scene of a crash on 20th Street.
According to reports, a pedestrian was walking through the area of 20th Street and Wewatta Street when they were struck by a vehicle. The victim sustained fatal injuries in the accident. Authorities arrived at the scene of the accident and declared the victim deceased. At this time, the cause of the crash remains under investigation.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the victim who lost their life in this accident.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Colorado
Despite the fact that numerous laws are enacted each year to protect pedestrians, we continue to see victims lose their lives at an alarming rate in Colorado and throughout the United States. Statistics show that nearly 6,000 pedestrians are killed in car accidents across the country each year. Every year, numerous people lose their lives in pedestrian accidents throughout Colorado. Many accidents are preventable, yet we continue to see the overwhelming consequences of distracted and reckless drivers. When victims lose their lives in pedestrian accidents, families are often left to grieve their unexpected loss. When pedestrians are killed in accidents caused by negligent drivers, their families should reach out to a wrongful death attorney in Colorado as soon as possible. Families may be entitled to compensation to help alleviate some of the financial burdens they face moving forward.
Burg Simpson’s pedestrian accident attorneys in Colorado have extensive experience protecting the legal rights of families who have lost loved ones in accidents due to the negligence of others. Our law firm is committed to helping those harmed rebuild their lives after having their loved ones taken away due to an accident. Our attorney has extensive resources, a nationwide reputation, and a proven track record of success helping victims and their families. Contact our personal injury attorneys in Colorado at (888) 895-2080 to explore legal options available for you.
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