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Gillette, WY – Car Accident with Injuries Reported on I-90 near MM 124

July 12, 2021 | 3 min read

Gillette, WY (July 12, 2021) – Emergency crews were requested to provide assistance at the scene of an accident on Saturday morning that sent at least one person to a local hospital with injuries. At around 1:35 a.m., on July 10, the Wyoming Highway Patrol was notified that a crash took place on Interstate 90.

Reports from local authorities indicate that a collision between vehicles occurred on the westbound side of the Interstate near mile marker 124. The incident prompted WHP and firefighters to close off the roadway as they worked to clear the scene. EMS tended to injured victims on-site before transporting those in need of further care to nearby 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 Wyoming

Every year, we see thousands of people throughout the state of Wyoming impacted by negligent and reckless drivers. More than 120 people lose their lives in traffic-related incidents annually while many others are left with debilitating injuries that impact their health and wellbeing. Some of the leading causes of crashes in our state include:

Speeding: Even though we have posted speed limits on every stretch of road across the state, we continue to see accidents caused by drivers who decide to go above the limits.

Driving impaired: A large percentage of collisions take place each year in our state due to drivers who enter roadways while under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Being impaired can negatively impact a person’s ability to maintain control over their vehicle. As a result, countless people are left injured due to their choices.

Drivers who are distracted: Thousands of accidents take place due to drivers who are distracted by their cell phones and various other objects while operating their vehicles. Being distracted is a common factor in a large percentage of collisions

When people are hurt in accidents, due to these and other acts of negligence, they often have legal options available to them. Reaching out to a knowledgeable car accident attorney in Wyoming can help to ensure you are in the best position possible to hold negligent actors accountable.

The Wyoming personal injury attorneys at Burg Simpson are committed to helping victims throughout the state who have been injured in accidents due to the negligence of others. Our team strives to provide the most responsive and aggressive representation so our clients are able to get the justice they deserve while maximizing their recoveries. If you have been injured in an accident, due to the actions of another driver, do not wait to protect your legal rights. Contact our Wyoming injury accident attorneys at your earliest convenience to schedule a free case evaluation with our team to discuss the legal options available for you. Call our team today at 800-330-2195 or 307-527-7891 to meet with our team so we can help you get the justice 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.