Wheat Ridge, CO – Injuries Reported in Collision at W 38th Ave & Wadsworth Blvd
Wheat Ridge, CO (July 12, 2021) – Emergency crews were notified that an accident took place in the Wheat Ridge area that required assistance. At approximately 4:33 p.m., on July 11, the West Metro Fire Rescue responded to the scene of a crash on West 38th Avenue.
Reports from authorities show that a collision between vehicles blocked West 38th Avenue and Wadsworth Boulevard during the evening hours. Crews spent around 30-minutes clearing the scene and removing debris from the roadway. At least one person was transported to a local hospital where they underwent medical treatment for injuries. At this time, the incident remains under investigation by the police.
Our thoughts are with the victims injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Colorado
Tens of thousands of people are left with severe injuries each year in the state of Colorado due to vehicle collisions. Over 80% of these accidents take place due to the negligence of motorists. No one can prepare for the aftermath of a motor vehicle accident. No matter how much we think we are ready to deal with the aftermath, there is no way to predict the consequences of a crash. Some of the leading causes of crashes include:
- Drivers who are texting, talking on their phones, or otherwise distracted
- Drivers under the influence of drugs or alcohol
- Drivers who disregard traffic control devices
- Drivers who are speeding
- Drivers who fail to yield the right of way
- Drivers who are engaging in negligent driving behaviors
These and other factors contribute to accidents that cause injuries for countless people across our state each year. A skilled team of Colorado personal injury lawyers can help you maximize your recoveries for lost wages, pain and suffering, medical costs, long-term care expenses, and various other economic and non-economic damages you face moving forward.
When victims are injured in accidents caused by the negligence of others, they may have legal options available to help them secure compensation to alleviate some of the financial burdens they face moving forward. It is crucial that you act quickly to protect your legal rights or you may miss out on getting justice for your injuries.
For over four decades, our team has fought aggressively to protect the legal rights of victims. Attorney Michael Burg has been inducted into the trial lawyers hall of fame, which demonstrates his commitment in helping victims hold wrongdoers accountable for their actions. The personal injury attorneys in Colorado at Burg Simpson are committed to providing victims with the most responsive and effective representation imaginable. If you have been injured in an accident, contact our Colorado personal injury law firm at (888) 895-2080 or 866-234-7768 to see how we can help you. Collectively, the attorneys at Burg Simpson have helped clients recover more than $11 billion in compensation for their claims and we are committed to helping each client we work with maximize their recoveries.
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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.