Fort Collins, CO – Injuries Reported in Car Crash on W Lake St
Fort Collins, CO (January 31, 2021) – The Fort Collins Police Department assisted firefighters with the Poudre Fire Authority at the scene of a crash in the Fort Collins area that resulted in injuries. At around 12:50 p.m., on January 30, crews received the request for assistance at the scene of a crash on West Lake Street.
Reports from the Poudre Fire Authority indicate that a collision occurred on West Lake Street at the intersection with South Shields Street. The crash resulted in severe delays in the area as crews remained at the scene for roughly 1.5 hours. At least one person was transported to a local hospital via an ambulance with the UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital. 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
Every day, numerous people are injured in auto collisions across Colorado. These accidents often leave victims with debilitating injuries that force them into local hospitals. When victims suffer broken bones, brain injuries, or spinal cord injuries, they often require surgery and extensive therapy. Many victims are left with permanent impairments that continue to impact them indefinitely. When victims are injured in accidents as a result of other drivers’ actions, it is crucial that they reach out to a car accident attorney in Colorado as soon as possible.
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.
Colorado personal injury attorneys at Burg Simpson are committed to helping people injured in accidents to rebuild their lives. Our team has handled nearly every kind of injury or wrongful death case imaginable for clients. Our team is proud of our resources, nationwide reputation, and proven track record of success with helping victims and their families recover. 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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