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Fort Collins, CO – Injury Accident at W Prospect Rd & S Sheilds St Causes Delays

By Burg Simpson
August 10, 2021
4 min read

Fort Collins, CO (August 10, 2021) – A major motor vehicle accident reported in the Fort Collins area caused severe delays in the area while sending at least one person to a local hospital with injuries. At around 6:10 p.m., on August 7, emergency crews were notified that a collision on West Prospect Road required assistance.

Reports from local authorities indicate that a crash blocked the intersection of West Prospect Road and South Shields Street for over three hours early Saturday evening. The incident caused massive delays in the area as the Poudre Fire Authority and Fort Collins police worked to clear the scene. Two EMS units responded to the scene to render aid to victims and transport those in need of further care to nearby 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

Motor vehicle crashes devastate victims and their families. Here in Colorado, over 50,000 collisions resulting in injuries take place annually. Although many accidents are avoidable, we continue to witness the aftermath. Every day, people are hospitalized with broken bones, spinal cord injuries, internal organ damage, and other severe injuries that require immediate medical attention.

In many instances victims have to go through surgery, spend days in area hospitals, and months in therapy. Regrettably, many injured parties are unable to return to work for several weeks or even months as they recover. The mental, physical, and financial consequences can be overbearing.

When people are harmed in crashes caused by negligent drivers, they may be entitled to compensation they can use for medical costs, alleviate the impacts of lost wages, and to cover various other financial burdens they face moving forward. If you are worried about getting the money and benefits you are entitled to, it is crucial that you seek the assistance of our skilled Colorado car accident lawyers at your earliest convenience. Our team can help you protect your legal rights and get the justice you deserve.

Burg Simpson’s personal injury attorneys in Colorado will review your case and get to work immediately on protecting your legal rights. Our team will gather evidence in support of your claim and pursue compensation on your behalf. We are available at your earliest convenience to go over the details of your accident and discuss legal options available to help you recover the compensation you deserve.

Working with a legal team that is knowledgeable and responsive can help to ensure you are in the best position possible to get the justice and the compensation you need and deserve. Contact our Colorado personal injury law firm at your earliest convenience to schedule a free case review. Our team can be contacted at (888) 895-2080 or 866-234-7768. Don’t wait to protect your legal rights. Contact our law firm today to get started on your claim.

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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