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Commerce City, CO – One Killed in Car Crash on US-85 near E 68th Ave

By Legal News
July 29, 2021
4 min read
Commerce City, CO – One Killed in Car Crash on US-85 near E 68th Ave

Commerce City, CO (July 29, 2021) – Authorities responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident that claimed one person’s life. At approximately 1:20 a.m., on July 25, emergency crews were notified that an accident took place on US Highway 85.

Reports from authorities show that a black sedan was traveling south on US Highway 85 when it became involved in an accident near East 68th Avenue. The impact of the crash caused the vehicle to roll over. A 16-year-old male inside the vehicle suffered fatal injuries in the accident. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene. Five other people involved in the accident were transported to area hospitals with serious injuries. At this time, the incident remains under investigation.

Our thoughts are with the victims injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.

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 Car Accidents in Colorado

Motor vehicle accidents in the state of Colorado claimed the lives of hundreds of people each year. These accidents often the grieving families to deal with overwhelming mental and emotional consequences. To make matters even worse, families are often forced to spend tens of thousands of dollars on funeral arrangements and burial costs. Although many drivers are careful and cautious while traveling along our roadways, we continue to see a significant number of people harmed in accidents due to the negligence of others.

If your loved one has lost their life in an accident, due to the negligence of another person, it is crucial that you seek the assistance of a Colorado wrongful death attorney as soon as possible. In some cases, families may be entitled to compensation to help alleviate the financial burdens they face moving forward. Families may be entitled to compensation to help alleviate the financial burdens they face moving forward, including those related to:

  • Lost wages
  • Funeral expenses
  • Pain and suffering
  • Lost earnings and lost benefits
  • Loss of inheritance
  • Loss of consortium
  • Loss of companionship
  • Loss of services
  • Burial expenses
  • Property damages
  • And more

A trusted and aggressive legal team can help to review the circumstances surrounding your loved one’s death to identify all liable parties and hold them accountable for their actions.

The Colorado car accident lawyers at Burg Simpson have over four decades of experience fighting to protect the legal rights of families throughout the state of Colorado. We are committed to helping our clients maximize their recoveries so they can get the justice they deserve. If your loved one has lost their life in an accident, due to the negligence of another driver, contact our personal injury attorneys in Colorado as soon as possible to explore legal options available for you. Call our law firm at (888) 895-2080 or 866-234-7768 at your earliest convenience to schedule a free case evaluation to discuss the circumstances surrounding your loved one’s accident so we can determine the most appropriate legal actions available for 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.

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