Denver, CO – Motorcyclist Killed in Car Crash on I-70 near Brighton Blvd
Denver, CO (June 9, 2021) – One person has lost their life following an early-morning accident on Sunday. At around 12:45 a.m., on June 6, the Denver Police Department responded to the scene of an accident on Interstate 70.
Reports from authorities show that a motorcyclist was traveling on the westbound side of Interstate 70 when their vehicle collided with a second vehicle at the intersection with Brighton Boulevard. The rider was severely injured. EMS transported the injured victim to an area hospital where they succumbed to their injuries. At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the victim who lost their life in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Motorcycle Accidents in Colorado
Riding a motorcycle is often considered one of the most rejuvenating things to do. Although it can be refreshing to ride with the cool wind in your hair while enjoying the beautiful sunshine and warm Colorado weather, doing so comes with enormous risks. This is especially true when motorcyclists share roadways with irresponsible drivers. Each year, motorcycle accidents have a devastating impact on the lives of people throughout our state.
More than 125 motorcyclists lose their lives in auto accidents throughout Colorado each year. These accidents are particularly devastating due to the fact that riders remain with very little protection. When motorcyclists lose their lives in accidents, due to the negligence of others, it is imperative that their families reach out to a wrongful death attorney in Colorado to protect their legal rights. In some cases, surviving relatives to the decedent can recover compensation to alleviate the costs of funeral expenses, burial fees, lost wages, and various other financial burdens they face in the aftermath of a fatal collision.
Our Colorado motorcycle accident attorneys at Burg Simpson have argued thousands of cases over the past 40-years to ensure victims get the justice they deserve. Our attorneys remain dedicated to assisting families with rebuilding their lives after losing loved ones and move forward in the best way imaginable. We strive to help families maximize their recoveries so they are able to cover the financial burdens they face moving forward. Contact our personal injury attorneys in Colorado at (888) 895-2080 to schedule a free case evaluation to see how our team can help you.
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