Pitkin County, CO – Four People, Including Child, Injured in Crash on CO-82
Pitkin County, CO (October 21, 2020) – A vehicle collision reported Wednesday morning near Basalt left at least four people injured. At approximately 8:10 a.m., on October 21, the Colorado State Patrol responded to the site of a crash on Colorado State Highway 82.
Reports provided by authorities show that a crash involving multiple vehicles took place near the Jim Granger Lane of Colorado State Highway 82. The crash caused extensive delays in traffic as it prompted the immediate closure of both the East and West lanes of the highway. A total of four people were injured in the crash. A 6-year-old child was airlifted to Children’s Hospital in Denver for treatment of serious injuries. A 31-year-old female was flown to a nearby hospital for treatment. Two others were transported 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
Car accidents can have an overwhelming impact on the lives of those involved. This is especially true for victims who are left with injuries in the aftermath of their accidents. Although many accidents resolve with only minor cuts and bruising, thousands of victims require hospitalization and medical treatment for life-altering injuries. Being injured in an accident can have an overwhelming impact on a person’s life. Regrettably, this is the fate for thousands of people across Colorado each year. The reckless and negligent actions of drivers send numerous people to local hospitals with injuries every day. Although there are numerous treatment options available for victims of auto accidents, they come at a substantial cost. Regrettably, many victims are left permanently disabled as a result of their injuries.
Although there are numerous measures drivers can take to protect themselves out on roadways across Colorado, we continue to see innocent drivers and passengers left with debilitating injuries due to the reckless, negligent, and careless actions of other motorists sharing the road. Victims who sustain injuries in collisions caused by negligent and reckless drivers can benefit significantly by working with a team of knowledgeable and aggressive accident lawyers in Colorado after being harmed in collisions. Those harmed may be entitled to compensation from at-fault parties to cover the costs they face moving forward.
Working with a knowledgeable legal team after your accident is your best bet for getting the justice you deserve. Colorado personal injury lawyers at Burg Simpson are dedicated to helping accident victims rebuild their lives and move forward in the best way possible. We strive to provide aggressive, comprehensive, and effective legal representation to ensure victims have the best chances of recovering after being injured in accidents caused by reckless and negligent drivers. Our team has decades of experience handling a variety of case types surrounding both personal injury and wrongful death incidents throughout the state. Our resources, nationwide reputation, and proven track record of success with helping victims and their families recover demonstrates the level of commitment our attorneys have for every client we work with. 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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