Security, CO – Injury Accident Reported at S Highway 85 near S Academy Blvd
Security, CO (July 15, 2021) – Emergency crews were requested at the scene of a traffic-related incident on Thursday afternoon in the Security area that ended in injuries. At around 1:48 p.m., on July 15, calls for assistance came in regarding a crash on South Highway 85.
Reports from the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office indicate that a collision between vehicles blocked South Highway 85 at the intersection of South Academy Boulevard. The incident prompted the Sheriff’s Office and firefighters to close off the roadway as they worked to remove vehicles and debris from the scene. At least one person was injured in the accident. EMS tended to injured victims at the scene before transporting those in need of further care to area hospitals. At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victims injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Colorado
Every day, people throughout the state of Colorado are hospitalized with injuries from car crashes. Many motor vehicle accidents are caused by negligent and reckless drivers who fail to maintain control over their vehicles. In many cases, people are hurt in crashes due to drivers who are intoxicated, distracted, or recklessly operating their vehicles. Countless people are left permanently disabled due to their injuries and unable to work for the rest of their lives. The inability to predict how your life is going to be impacted by a car accident just makes dealing with the circumstances even more overwhelming.
When victims are injured in accidents, due to the negligence of others, they may be entitled to compensation to help alleviate some of the financial burdens they face moving forward. A knowledgeable Colorado personal injury lawyer can help those harmed determine what options are available to them based on the circumstances surrounding their accident. Our full-service law firm is committed to taking the hard work off the hands of victims so they are able to recover. Our team performs various tasks, including:
- Investigating each crash
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If you have been injured in a crash, due to the negligence of another person, do not wait to protect your legal rights. Our team will stop at nothing to ensure your legal rights are protected. We have a nationwide reputation for successfully handling claims for thousands of people in Colorado and across the nation. Not taking quick action can jeopardize your chances of recovering. Contact our law firm today to get started. Our team is available to meet with you at your earliest convenience to discuss your case and determine the most appropriate steps moving forward. Contact the Colorado personal injury lawyers at Burg Simpson as soon as possible by calling (888) 895-2080 or 866-234-7768.
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