Fort Collins, CO – Crash with Injuries Reported at S Overland Trail & Rampart Rd
Fort Collins, CO (August 5, 2021) – An auto accident reported late Wednesday morning in the Fort Collins area caused major delays in traffic while leaving an unknown number of people injured. At around 11:43 a.m., on August 4, the Poudre Fire Authority and the Fort Collins Police responded to the site of a crash on South Overland Trail.
Reports from PFA indicate that a collision between vehicles blocked South Overland Trail in the area of Rampart Road. The incident prompted crews to remain at the scene for over three hours as they worked to remove vehicles and debris from the roadway and allow thru-traffic. EMS tended to 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 year vehicle accidents impact the lives of tens of thousands of people in the state of Colorado. No matter how careful you are while traveling on our state’s roadways, there is no way to predict how other drivers are going to act. As a result, countless people are harmed every single day in traffic-related incidents caused by negligent drivers. When victims are harmed in accidents due to drivers who are impaired, engage in reckless driving behavior, are distracted, or engage in other negligent actions, they may have legal options available to help them move forward.
Victims who are injured in accidents should reach out to a Colorado car accident lawyer as soon as possible. Injured parties may be entitled to compensation to help cover some of the financial burdens they face following their accidents. A skilled and responsive legal team will be able to help you recover the maximum amount of compensation for various damages including:
- pain and suffering
- loss of consortium
- long-term care expenses
- Lost wages
- property damages
- medical expenses
- lost earnings
- and more
Retaining the guidance of a trusted legal team will ensure you are in the best position possible to recover.
The personal injury attorneys in Colorado at Burg Simpson have over 40 years of experience fighting to protect the legal rights of injured parties across the state of Colorado who have been injured in car accidents caused by negligent drivers. Our team will investigate your accident, gather evidence from the scene, speak with witnesses, gather police reports, and collect various other pieces of evidence to ensure you are in the best position possible to protect your legal rights and get the justice you deserve.
If you have been injured in an accident due to the negligence of another driver, do not wait to protect your legal rights. By seeking the assistance of a trusted legal team at your earliest convenience you will be in the best position possible to recover. Contact our Colorado personal injury law firm as soon as possible to schedule a free case evaluation with one of our lawyers. Call (888) 895-2080 or 866-234-7768 today to get started on your case.
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