Durango, CO – Two-Vehicle Crash on CR-136 near Hwy 140 Ends in Injuries
Durango, CO (March 15, 2021) – A motor vehicle accident reported on Thursday evening ended in injuries. At around 5:44 p.m., on March 11, the Durango Police Department responded to the scene of a crash on County Road 136.
Reports from the police show that a collision between two vehicles occurred near the intersection of County Road 136 and Highway 140. The incident blocked the intersection, causing moderate delays in traffic. EMS transported injured victims from the scene of the accident to local hospitals for further care. At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victims injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
Auto 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 and we believe our record demonstrates the level of commitment our attorneys have for every client we work with. Our team has decades of experience handling a variety of case types surrounding both personal injury and wrongful death incidents throughout the state. 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.
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.