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Chugwater, WY – Car Crash with Injuries Reported on I-25 near MM 66.5

By Burg Simpson
August 7, 2021
4 min read

Chugwater, WY (August 7, 2021) – Emergency crews were requested to provide assistance at the scene of a traffic-related incident that sent at least one person to a local hospital with injuries. At around 3:41 p.m., on August 6, the Wyoming Highway Patrol responded to the scene of an accident on Interstate 25.

Reports from local authorities show that a collision between vehicles blocked the northbound side of the interstate near mile marker 66.5. The incident caused moderate delays in the area as Wyoming Highway Patrol and firefighters closed off the roadway. At least one person was transported to a local hospital for medical care. 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

Car accidents across the state of Wyoming some thousands of people to area hospitals with injuries each year. Motor vehicle accidents in our state can happen for a variety of reasons. Some of the most common causes of auto wrecks include:

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

These and other actions continue to send thousands of victims to local hospitals with life-altering injuries. When people are hurt in accidents, due to the negligence of others, they should seek the assistance of a responsive car accident attorney in Wyoming as soon as possible. Injured parties may be entitled to various damages following their accidents. Some of the most common economic damages awarded to victims include compensation for future care expenses, wage loss, medical expenses, and expenses related to impairment or disabilities. In addition to economic damages, victims are entitled to non-economic damages for loss of enjoyment of life, pain and suffering, emotional trauma, and various other similar losses. A competent legal team will be able to help you maximize your recoveries following your crash.

Our competent legal team has helped many drivers, passengers, and pedestrians rebuild their lives following motor vehicle collisions across our state. The Wyoming personal injury attorneys have decades of combined experience fighting to protect the legal rights of people throughout Wyoming who have been hurt in crashes. Our attorneys are dedicated to helping our clients seek compensation and obtain justice after a motor vehicle crashes caused by the negligent or reckless actions of another driver. We strive to help our clients get justice so they are not taken advantage of by insurance companies. We have the experience and the resources necessary to help victims navigate the complex legal system to ensure they are in the best position possible to get justice following their crashes. If you have been injured in an accident, call 800-330-2195 or 307-527-7891 at your earliest convenience to speak with one of our Wyoming injury accident attorneys to schedule a free case evaluation with our team so we can discuss the legal options available for 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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