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Thermopolis, WY – Injuries Reported in Car Crash on US-20 near MM 129

July 23, 2021 | 3 min read

Thermopolis, WY (July 23, 2021) – A motor vehicle collision reported late Tuesday evening in the Thermopolis area ended in injuries. At around 10:17 p.m., on July 20, emergency crews responded to the scene of a crash on US Highway 20.

Reports from the Wyoming Department of Transportation show that a collision blocked the travel lane of US Highway 20 near milepost 129 during the evening hours. The Wyoming Highway Patrol secured the area as crews worked to clear the roadway. At least one person was transported to a local hospital where they underwent medical treatment for their injuries. At this time, investigations surrounding the crash are underway.

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

Car Accidents in Wyoming

Car accidents across the state of Wyoming some thousands of people to area hospitals with injuries each year. There are often a variety of factors that lead to these incidents taking place. Some of the most common causes of crashes include:

  • Distracted driving
  • Obstacles in the road
  • Defective vehicles
  • Reckless driving behaviors
  • Defective roadways
  • Speeding
  • Negligence
  • Hazardous weather
  • Careless/reckless driving
  • Failure to obey traffic signals
  • Drug or alcohol use

These and other acts of negligence cause devastating injuries for victims. Many injured parties are left with broken bones, traumatic brain injuries, and even internal organ damages following their accidents. Dealing with the pain and suffering is only made worse by the financial consequences they face.

When victims are injured in accidents due to the negligence of others, they may have legal options available to help them recover. Seeking the assistance of a team of skilled Wyoming personal injury attorneys can help to ensure you are in the best position possible to move forward from your accident. Victims may be entitled to compensation for property damage, lost wages, and various other financial burdens they face following their accidents. A responsive legal team will help to review the circumstances surrounding your crash, identify all liable parties, and seek compensation to help you move forward.

Burg Simpson’s team of responsive and knowledgeable car accident attorneys in Wyoming have decades of combined experience fighting to protect the legal rights of victims in Wyoming who have been injured in accidents due to the negligence of others. Our team understands the challenges that both victims and their families face following collisions. Don’t wait to protect your legal rights. We will speak with witnesses, gather police reports, and collect various other pieces of evidence that we will use to negotiate full and fair compensation on your behalf with the insurance companies of at-fault parties.  Contact our law firm today. Call our Wyoming injury accident attorneys today at 800-330-2195 or 307-527-7891 to schedule a free case evaluation with our team at your earliest convenience so we can review the circumstances surrounding your accident and determine the best legal options available for you. Our team stops at nothing to ensure our clients are in the best position possible to move forward after their accidents.

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.