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Brighton, CO – Car Accident at I-76 near Exit 21 (Eagle Blvd) Ends in Injuries

By Burg Simpson
August 31, 2021
4 min read

Brighton, CO (August 28, 2021) – Emergency crews were requested at the scene of an accident in the Brighton area that ended in injuries. At around 6:34 a.m., on August 28, calls for assistance came in regarding a crash on Interstate 76.

Reports from the Colorado Department of Transportation indicate that a collision blocked the eastbound side of Interstate 76 in the area of Exit 21 for Eagle Boulevard. The incident caused moderate delays in the area as crews closed off the roadway for an extended time. At least one person was transported to a local hospital where they were treated for 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.

Car Accidents in Colorado

The state of Colorado ranks 31st in the nation for having the deadliest roadways. Every month, thousands of people are hospitalized with injuries after being hurt in crashes involving cars, trucks, and SUVs across our state. Victims who are harmed in accidents are often left in unbearable pain and have to suffer throughout their recoveries. 

Victims who sustain broken bones, spinal cord injuries, and even traumatic brain injuries often require both immediate and extensive medical care. These and other serious injuries can negatively impact the health and well-being of victims. In some cases, victims are left permanently disabled and unable to work and enjoy activities with their friends and loved ones.

Although we want to believe that everyone drives carefully and is considered of other motorists in our state, this is far from true. In fact, statistics show that the majority of collisions across Colorado take place due to driver actions. There are many instances where people are injured in crashes due to drivers who are under the influence of drugs or alcohol, driving while distracted, or engaging in other negligent actions while operating their vehicles. In some cases, innocent victims can recover compensation to help alleviate the financial burdens they face following her accidents. Reaching out to a team of Colorado personal injury lawyers right away can greatly improve your chances of holding negligent parties accountable and getting the justice you deserve.

The personal injury attorneys in Colorado at Burg Simpson have over four decades of experience fighting to protect the legal rights of victims throughout the state who have been injured in traffic-related incidents. Our team is committed to providing each client with individualized representation that truly and accurately reflects their own personal needs following their accidents. Our team will personally go to the scene of your accident to gather evidence. We will use pictures, videos, and even surveillance footage, combined with various other pieces of evidence to fight to ensure your legal rights are protected and that you are able to maximize your recoveries. 

Contact our Colorado personal injury law firm today at (888) 895-2080 or 866-234-7768 to schedule a free case review with our team to discuss the legal options 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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