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Sweetwater County, WY – One Injured in Plane Crash near Southwest Regional Airport

By Burg Simpson
October 20, 2020
4 min read

Sweetwater County, WY (October 20, 2020) – A plane accident reported on Monday afternoon left one person injured. At around 2:30 p.m., on October 19, emergency crews were called to the site of an incident near Rock Springs.

Reports provided by authorities show that a single-engine Bellanca Decathlon plane stopped at an airport to refuel in the area. As the plane took off, it crashed near the Southwest Regional Airport. The pilot, who was the only person inside the plane, sustained injuries in the accident. At this time, the incident remains under investigation with the Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board.

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

Plane Accidents in Wyoming

Sweetwater County, WY – One Injured in Plane Crash near Southwest Regional AirportPlane accidents throughout the state of Wyoming leave numerous people with life-altering injuries each year. In many cases, people involved in these accidents are forced to deal with debilitating injuries that require hospitalization and ongoing medical treatment. Even though there are numerous treatment options available, many victims are left with permanent disabilities that continue to impact their health and wellbeing indefinitely. Victims who sustain injuries in plane accidents due to defective parts, communication problems, and as a result of negligent and reckless pilots can benefit significantly by working with a team of knowledgeable and aggressive accident lawyers in Wyoming after being harmed in collisions.

Victims deserve a fighting chance to get justice after being harmed in preventable collisions. The fact that we see tens of thousands of people hospitalized each year due to the reckless and negligent actions of others is alarming. Victims can work with a reputable attorney to hold those at-fault accountable for their actions. Not only does pursuing legal options provide victims with the resources they need to move forward, but it sets precedence for other drivers to let them know that they should maintain control of their vehicles and take proactive measures to prevent harming people sharing the road. An attorney can work with you to determine what legal options are possible for your claim moving forward.

Wyoming personal injury lawyers at Burg Simpson are dedicated to helping accident victims rebuild their lives and move forward in the best way possible. We strive to provide aggressive, comprehensive, and effective legal representation to ensure victims have the best chances of recovering after being injured in accidents caused by reckless and negligent drivers. Our attorneys at Burg Simpson have earned a nationwide reputation for providing aggressive and trusted legal representation to victims who are seriously injured in auto accidents. Our personal injury attorneys in Wyoming have a proven track record of success that demonstrates our level of commitment to helping victims protect their legal rights and get the justice and compensation they deserve. If you were injured in an accident, contact our personal injury attorneys Wyoming at 800-330-2195 or 307-527-7891 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

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