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Colorado Springs, CO – Woman Killed, Two Hurt in Two-Car Wreck on I-25 at PPIR

By Burg Simpson
August 23, 2021
4 min read

Colorado Springs, CO (August 21, 2021) – A 57-year-old woman has died and two others were injured after a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Friday afternoon, August 20.

Per reports from officers with the Colorado Springs Police Department, who are working in conjunction with the Colorado State Patrol, the incident happened on Interstate 25 at the Pikes Peak International Raceway.

After the two-car accident occurred, the woman was rushed to an area hospital via ambulance and succumbed to her injuries a short time later. The cause and manner of death are still pending.

EMS units treated at least two other victims at the scene of the wreck, though their current conditions have not been provided.

The investigation into the crash is ongoing.

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

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim. Our thoughts are with them at this time.

Fatal Car Accidents in Colorado Springs

Approximately 600 victims lose their lives in auto crashes across the state of Colorado each year. Although most motorists are careful and considerate while traveling, we see a substantial number of people injured in collisions. These incidents often occur due to the negligent and reckless actions of other drivers. 

When victims suffer fatal injuries in accidents, they often leave families behind to deal with overwhelming mental and emotional consequences. To make matters even worse, families are forced to endure towering financial consequences related to burial costs, lost earnings, funeral expenses, loss of inheritance, and various other end-of-life costs.

If your loved one has died in a traffic-related incident, due to the negligence of another person, it is crucial that you seek the assistance of a Colorado Springs wrongful death attorney as soon as possible. 

In some cases, families may be entitled to compensation to help alleviate the financial burdens they face moving forward. A responsive legal team can help to review the circumstances surrounding your loved one’s death to identify all liable parties and hold them accountable for their actions.

Our Colorado Springs-area car accident lawyers strive to take all of the legal work off of the hands of our clients so they can focus on moving forward after suffering the unexpected loss of a loved one. 

Our attorneys at Burg Simpson have over four decades of experience fighting to protect the legal rights of families who have lost loved ones in crashes due to the negligence of others. Our team is dedicated to helping our clients get the justice and the compensation they need from those who caused them harm. 

If your loved one has died in an accident, due to the negligence of another person, contact our personal injury attorneys in Colorado Springs, CO by calling (888) 895-2080 or 866-234-7768 at your earliest convenience to schedule a free case review with our team at your earliest convenience to get the justice and compensation they deserve.

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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