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Fort Collins, CO – Accident with Injuries Reported on Prospect Rd near S Shields St

By Burg Simpson
September 1, 2021
4 min read

Fort Collins, CO (August 29, 2021) – Emergency crews were requested at the scene of an auto accident in the Fort Collins area that ended in injuries. At around 10:41 p.m., on August 28, the Fort Collins Police Department was requested on-site at a crash on Prospect Road.

Reports from the Poudre Fire Authority indicate that a collision between vehicles blocked Prospect Road at the intersection of South Shields Street during the evening hours. The incident caused moderate delays in as crews spent over 30-minutes clearing the roadway. Two ambulances 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 Fort Collins, Colorado

No one can predict that they will be more involved in a car accident. Conversely, it is nearly impossible to predict the outcome. Every day car accidents across the state of Colorado sent countless people to local hospitals with injuries. 

Although many accidents result in only minor injuries to simply disrupt their days, thousands of people are hospitalized each year with severe injuries that require emergency surgery and ongoing medical care. Countless victims are left permanently disabled due to their injuries and unable to work for the rest of their lives. The inability to predict how your life is going to be impacted by a car accident just makes dealing with the circumstances even more challenging.

Although we can act considerate and careful operating our vehicles throughout the state, we continue to see thousands of people harmed every year due to the negligence of other drivers. When victims are injured in accidents due to drivers who are under the influence of alcohol, speeding, those who failed to yield the right-of-way, and drivers who engage in other reckless actions, it is crucial that they seek the legal assistance of a team of skilled and competent Colorado personal injury lawyers right away. In some cases victims may be entitled to compensation to help cover the financial burdens they face moving forward.

For over 40 years, our team at Burg Simpson has fought aggressively to protect the legal rights of victims throughout the state of Colorado who have been injured in car accidents due to the negligence of other drivers. Our personal injury attorneys in Colorado are committed to helping victims protect their legal rights. We strive to help our clients maximize their recoveries so they are able to cover the financial burdens they face moving forward. We understand the challenges that our clients face after being injured in car accidents, which motivates us to provide the most aggressive and responsive representation imaginable.

If you have been injured in a car accident due to the negligence of another driver, it is crucial that you seek legal guidance as soon as possible. Contact our Colorado personal injury law firm by calling (888) 895-2080 or 866-234-7768 to schedule a free case evaluation to see how our team 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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