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Fort Collins, CO – Injury Collision Reported on E Swallow Rd near S College Ave

By Burg Simpson
August 3, 2021
4 min read
Fort Collins, CO – Injury Collision Reported on E Swallow Rd near S College Ave

Fort Collins, CO (August 3, 2021) – An auto accident reported in the Fort Collins area late Monday evening ended in injuries. At around 10:18 p.m., on August 2, the Poudre Fire Authority was notified that a crash on East Swallow Road required assistance.

Reports from PFA indicate that a collision blocked East Swallow Road at the intersection of South College Avenue for over 2.5 hours. The incident caused moderate delays throughout the area as crews worked to clear the scene. One ambulance with the UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital responded to the scene to treat victims and transport 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

It is nearly impossible to prepare for the aftermath of a motor vehicle crash. No matter how much we think we are ready to deal with the consequences, there is no way to truly predict the consequences of a crash. Tens of thousands of victims are left with severe injuries each year in the state of Colorado due to vehicle crashes. Over 80% of these accidents take place due to the negligence of drivers. Some of the leading causes of collisions include:

  • Drivers who are speeding
  • Drivers under the influence of drugs or alcohol
  • Drivers who are engaging in negligent driving behaviors
  • Drivers who fail to yield the right of way
  • Drivers who disregard traffic control devices
  • Drivers who are texting, talking on their phones, or otherwise distracted

These and other factors contribute to crashes that cause injuries for countless victims across our state each year. When victims are injured in accidents caused by the negligence of others, they may have legal options available to help them secure compensation to cover some of the financial burdens they face moving forward. A skilled team of Colorado personal injury lawyers can help you maximize your recoveries for lost wages, medical costs, pain and suffering, long-term care expenses, and various other economic and non-economic damages you face moving forward. It is essential that you act quickly to protect your legal rights or you may miss out on getting justice for your injuries.

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 dedicated to providing victims with the most responsive and effective representation imaginable. For over four decades, our team has fought aggressively to protect the legal rights of victims. 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. 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.

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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