Dolores, CO – Motorcyclist Killed in Crash on CO-145 near MM 27
Dolores, CO (July 18, 2021) – A motorcyclist has lost their life following a motor vehicle accident in Delores on Thursday morning. At around 10:30 a.m., on July 15, emergency crews were called to the site of a crash on Colorado Highway 145.
Reports from authorities show that two motorcyclists and a pickup hauling a trailer were involved in a collision on Colorado Highway 145 near mile marker 27. One of the motorcyclists was fatally injured and died at the scene. The second victim was transported to Southwest Memorial Hospital via ambulance. At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victim 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 Auto Accidents in Colorado
Nearly 5000 people lose their lives in motorcycle accidents across the United States each year. Although most drivers are careful and considerate while traveling throughout the state, we see a significant number of people hurt in crashes due to the negligent and reckless actions of other motorists. Some of the most common causes of collisions include distracted or impaired drivers, run red lights and stop signs, drivers who fail to yield the right of way, and those who act recklessly while behind the wheel.
When victims lose their lives in accidents, due to the negligence of other drivers, their families should seek legal guidance from a competent wrongful death attorney in Colorado as soon as possible. Families may be entitled to compensation to help alleviate some of the financial burdens they face, including:
- Funeral expenses
- Lost wages
- Lost earnings
- Pain and suffering
- Burial costs
- Loss of consortium
- Loss of companionship
- And more
A skilled legal team will review the circumstances surrounding your loved one’s accident and help to identify all liable parties.
Since 1977, Burg Simpson has provided nationwide legal representation to families who have lost loved ones in auto crashes caused by negligent drivers. Our Colorado car accident lawyers are passionate about fighting for peoples’ legal rights and holding negligent parties accountable for their actions. We strive to help families maximize their recoveries so they are able to cover the financial burdens they face moving forward. 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 your loved one has lost their life, reach out to our personal injury attorneys in Colorado as soon as possible to schedule a free case review to discuss legal options available to help your family get justice. 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.
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