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Georgetown, CO – Truck Crash on I-70 near MM 231 Leaves One Injured

By Burg Simpson
August 30, 2021
4 min read

Georgetown, CO (August 27, 2021) – An auto accident reported in the Georgetown area on Thursday afternoon ended in injuries. At around 1:15 p.m., on August 26, emergency crews were notified that their assistance was needed on-site at a crash on Interstate 70. 

Reports from the Colorado State Patrol in Golden show that a collision between two semi-truck tractor-trailers occurred on the eastbound side of Interstate 70 near mile marker 231. The incident caused moderate delays in the area as crews worked to remove the vehicles.

One person involved in the accident sustained critical injuries. The victim was rushed to a nearby hospital for emergency medical care. At this time, investigations surrounding the accident are underway. 

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

Motor Vehicle Accidents in Georgetown, Colorado

Motor vehicle collisions take place at an alarming rate in the state of Colorado. These incidents send tens of thousands of people to area hospitals with injuries each year. In many instances, victims are left with spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, and other serious injuries that have an overwhelming impact on their health and wellbeing. Not only are victims left with painful injuries that require endless medical care, but they are often unable to return to work.

Although most drivers are careful as they travel throughout Colorado, we see an enormous amount of people hospitalized with injuries from accidents caused by negligent and reckless drivers. In cases where victims are harmed in accidents, due to the negligence of others, they may have legal options available to help them recover. 

Seeking the guidance of a team of responsive Colorado car accident lawyers can help to ensure you are in the best position possible to get the justice and the compensation you need and deserve following your accident. Victims who are hurt in crashes caused by negligent drivers are able to recover compensation for:

  • Medical expenses
  • Lost wages
  • Lost earnings/benefits
  • Loss of consortium
  • Long-term care costs
  • Property damages
  • Pain and suffering
  • Mental anguish
  • And more

Burg Simpson’s personal injury attorneys in Colorado have over four decades of combined experience fighting to protect the legal rights and best interests of our clients. We understand the overwhelming consequences that victims and their families are forced to endure following an accident. For this reason, we are committed to ensuring they are able to hold negligent parties accountable so they can fully recover. 

If you have been injured in an accident, due to the negligence of another person, it is crucial that you do not wait to protect your legal rights. Waiting can jeopardize your chances of holding negligent actors accountable and getting the compensation and the justice you deserve. Contact our law firm today at (888) 895-2080 or 866-234-7768 to get started on your case. 

Our Colorado personal injury law firm will meet with you at your earliest convenience to review the circumstances surrounding your accident and help you get the justice and the compensation you 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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