Montrose, CO – Injury Accident Reported on US-550
Montrose, CO (November 11, 2020) – An automobile accident in the Montrose area caused expansive delays and injuries on Wednesday evening. On November 11, the Colorado State Patrol responded to the site of a crash on US Highway 550.
Reports show that at around 6:40 p.m., a vehicle collision took place on the southbound side of US Highway 550 between the areas of Otter Road and Chipeta Road. The crash caused a major delay throughout the area as the highway was closed just south of Montrose. At least one person was transported to a local hospital with injuries. The Colorado State Patrol is currently investigating the cause of the crash.
Our thoughts are with the victims injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Colorado
Every year, thousands of people are injured in life-altering automobile collisions across the state of Colorado. These accidents often force people into area hospitals for emergency medical attention. Although there are many treatment options available for victims, there is never a guarantee that victims will completely recover. In fact, many victims are forced to deal with permanent disabilities and pain and suffering. 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.
Victims deserve a fighting chance to get justice after being harmed in preventable collisions. The fact that we see tens of thousands of people hospitalized each year due to the reckless and negligent actions of others is alarming. Victims can work with a reputable attorney to hold those at-fault accountable for their actions. Not only does pursuing legal options provide victims with the resources they need to move forward, but it sets precedence for other drivers to let them know that they should maintain control of their vehicles and take proactive measures to prevent harming people sharing the road. An attorney can work with you to determine what legal options are possible for your claim moving forward. In many cases, victims are able to obtain compensation for those at fault to help cover medical costs and a variety of other economic and non-economic expenses they face moving forward.
Colorado personal injury lawyers at Burg Simpson are dedicated to helping accident victims in the aftermath of collisions. Our team is committed to providing our clients with 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. Contact our law firm at your earliest convenience to schedule a free case evaluation to explore legal options available to you.
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