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Fruita, CO – Injuries Reported in Two Car Crash on US-6 near 20 Rd

By Burg Simpson
July 19, 2021
4 min read
Fruita, CO – Injuries Reported in Two Car Crash on US-6 near 20 Rd

Fruita, CO (July 19, 2021) – An automobile accident reported in the Fruita area sent at least one person to a local hospital with injuries on Saturday afternoon. At around 12:30 p.m., on July 17, emergency crews were notified that a crash took place on US Highway 6.

Reports from authorities show that a white Nissan pickup truck and a white Toyota sedan were involved in a crash at the intersection of US Highway 6 and 20 Road. The crash caused moderate delays in the area as the Lower Valley Fire Protection District worked to clear the scene. At least one person involved in the accident was injured. The victims were transported to area hospitals for further care. At this time, the Colorado State Patrol is investigating the crash.

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

Car Accidents in Colorado

Car crashes can be debilitating for victims. Being injured in a crash not only leaves victims with overwhelming pain and suffering that impacts their lives immediately, but it often results in long-term consequences as well. Injuries like compound fractures and back injuries often require months of treatment. However, victims who suffer these and other severe injuries are often left to endure the consequences forever.

Although we can take proactive measures to protect others, there is no true way to prevent other people from engaging in reckless and negligent acts while operating their vehicles. Some of the leading causes of crashes are:

  • Inclement weather
  • Drivers who disregard traffic control devices
  • Drivers who are impaired by drugs or alcohol
  • Drivers who are reckless
  • Drivers who fail to yield the right of way
  • Being distracted while operating a vehicle
  • Malfunctioning parts and defective vehicles

When people sustain injuries in accidents, due to the negligent actions of others, it is crucial that they reach out to a car accident attorney in Colorado as soon as possible to protect their legal rights.

Since 1977, the team at Burg Simpson has remained committed to protecting the legal rights of injured parties who are hurt in collisions throughout the state of Colorado. Our responsive personal injury attorneys in Colorado have a nationwide reputation that reflects our level of commitment when it comes to helping injured parties. Our reputable injury accident attorneys take great pride in our nationwide reputation, expansive resources, and proven track record of success with helping injured victims and their families recover. We are available at your earliest convenience to go over the details of your accident and discuss legal options available to help you recover the compensation you deserve. We fight diligently to ensure our clients are able to hold wrongdoers accountable and recover after being harmed in collisions through no fault of their own. Contact our Colorado personal injury law firm at your earliest convenience to schedule a free case review. Our team can be contacted at (888) 895-2080 or 866-234-7768. Don’t wait to protect your legal rights. Contact our law firm today to get started on your claim.

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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