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Lone Tree, CO – Injuries Reported in Crash at I-470 near I-25

By Burg Simpson
August 12, 2021
4 min read

Lone Tree, CO (August 12, 2021) – The police, firefighters, and EMS in Lone Tree responded to the scene of an accident early Tuesday morning that ended in injuries. At approximately 12:42 a.m., on August 10, emergency crews were notified that a collision took place on Interstate 470.

Reports from the South Metro Fire Rescue show that a collision between vehicles blocked the eastbound side of Interstate 470 near the southbound ramp to Interstate 25. The incident prompted crews to close off the roadway as they worked to clear the area. At least one person was transported to a local hospital for the treatment of injuries. 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

Being involved in a motor vehicle accident can be devastating. Although we want to believe that everyone is able to recover from injuries, this is not always the case. Yes, it is true that the majority of collisions end with minor injuries and only disruptions to the days of those involved. However, we continue to see thousands of victims hurt in crashes and left with injuries that require emergency medical care.

Victims who suffered broken bones, spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, and internal organ damage are often rushed to area hospitals where they have to undergo emergency surgery. Following surgery, many victims have to remain hospitalized for several days or even weeks. After being released from hospitals a lot of victims require long-term care, like rehabilitation and therapy. The unfortunate truth is that these treatments come at a significant cost and with no promise of a full recovery.

When victims are harmed in crashes caused by negligent drivers, it is crucial that they act quickly to protect their legal rights. Working with a knowledgeable car accident attorney in Colorado can provide you with the best chances of recovering. When victims are harmed due to the actions of others, they are able to recover compensation for medical costs, lost wages, and a variety of other damages they face moving forward from their accidents. Waiting to protect your legal rights can greatly impact your ability to recover.

The personal injury attorneys in Colorado at Burg Simpson have over four decades of experience fighting to protect the legal rights of victims throughout the state who have been injured in traffic-related incidents. Our team is committed to providing each client with individualized representation that truly and accurately reflects their own personal needs following their crashes.

We will personally go to the scene of your accident to gather evidence. Our law firm strives to answer all questions our clients will have, provide them with copies of everything filed on their behalf, and fight aggressively to ensure they are able to get the justice they deserve. If you have been injured in an accident, due to the negligence of another person, contact our Colorado personal injury law firm today. Call (888) 895-2080 or 866-234-7768 to schedule a free case evaluation at your earliest convenience 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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