Fort Collins, CO – Injury Crash Reported at S Shields St & W Pitkin St
Fort Collins, CO (September 4, 2021) – A traffic-related incident reported in the Fort Collins area ended in injuries, according to local law enforcement. At around 1:40 p.m., on September 3, emergency crews were requested on-site at a crash on South Shields Street.
Reports from the Fort Collins Police Department show that a collision between an undisclosed number of vehicle blocked South Shields Street at the intersection of West Pitkin Street for nearly one hour. Police and firefighters worked to clear vehicles and debris from the roadway and allow thru-traffic.
Emergency medical services with the UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital responded to the scene and rendered aid to victims. At least one person was then transported to a nearby hospital for further care. At this time, the cause of the crash remains under investigation by the police in Fort Collins.
Our thoughts are with the victims injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Fort Collins, Colorado
Each year, more than one million people are hurt in car accidents across the United States. A significant number of these victims require hospitalization for their injuries. Here in Colorado, we see thousands of people treated for severe injuries that negatively impact their health and wellbeing. Injuries like spinal cord injuries, broken bones, and internal organ damage all require immediate care and have long-term consequences for victims. Although most people are careful while out driving, we continue to see a lot of accidents take place due to the negligence of others.
There are a substantial number of crashes that take place in our state due to drivers who are impaired by drugs or alcohol, distracted by cell phones, or engaging in other reckless driving behaviors. When victims are harmed in accidents caused by the actions of others, it is crucial that they reach out to a Colorado personal injury lawyer as soon as possible. Victims may be entitled to compensation that can help to alleviate the costs they face moving forward.
Working with a team of competent personal injury attorneys in Colorado can help to ensure you are able to fully recover. Our team at Burg Simpson has over four decades of experience fighting to protect the legal rights of victims who have been injured in accidents caused by negligent drivers. Our full-service law firm is committed to taking the hard work off the hands of victims so they are able to recover. Our team performs various tasks, including:
- Investigating each crash
- Gathering evidence to strengthen the case
- Work with financial experts and accident reconstruction specialists, whenever needed
- Put together strong cases on behalf of our clients
- Aggressively negotiate compensation with insurance companies
- Provide responsive representation in court, whenever necessary
If you have been injured in an accident, due to the negligence of another person, contact our Colorado personal injury law firm today by calling (888) 895-2080 or 866-234-7768. Our team will meet with you at your earliest convenience to determine what legal options are available for you.
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