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Sheridan, WY – Auto Collision on Fifth St Ends in Injuries

By Burg Simpson
August 6, 2021
4 min read

Sheridan, WY (August 6, 2021) – A motor vehicle accident that occurred on Wednesday morning, August 4, was reported to have resulted in various injuries. At around 10:44 a.m., emergency crews were requested on-site at a crash on Fifth Street.

Reports from the Sheridan Police Department indicate that a collision between vehicles blocked the roadway for an extended period. Emergency medical services responded to the scene to render aid to injured victims. At least one person was transported to a local hospital where they were provided medical care. At this time, the incident remains under investigation by the Sheridan Police.

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

Car Accidents in Wyoming

Motor vehicle accidents in the state of Wyoming leave countless people with devastating injuries each year. The rough and rugged terrain and sprawling roadways throughout our state present exceptional difficulties to motorists. This is especially true in cases where drivers are unfamiliar with the area. When people are harmed in vehicle collisions, they are often rushed to area hospitals where they have to undergo extensive medical treatment. We see many people left with an array of injuries that impact their health and wellbeing.

Some of the most common injuries sustained by victims in Wyoming car accidents include:

  • Broken bones
  • Internal organ injuries
  • Burn injuries
  • Back injuries
  • Cuts, scrapes, and abrasions
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Neck and soft tissue injuries
  • Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs)
  • Loss of limbs

These and other serious injuries often require immediate and long-term care. Those injured in crashes are often required to undergo emergency medical treatment for their injuries. In some cases, victims have to go through months of therapy and rehabilitation. Regrettably, not everyone is able to fully recover. Instead, they are left with permanent disabilities that impact their health and wellbeing indefinitely.

When victims are injured in collisions caused by negligent drivers, they are able to pursue legal options to get justice. A skilled and responsive Wyoming personal injury attorney can review the circumstances surrounding your crash to determine the most appropriate steps moving forward.

The Wyoming car accident attorneys  at Burg Simpson have extensive experience helping our clients hold negligent drivers accountable for their actions. We fight to ensure our clients collect the maximum amount of compensation available to them for medical costs, long-term care costs, lost wages, property damages, pain and suffering, and more. We stop at nothing to ensure our clients are able to get the justice they rightfully deserve after being harmed.

Our aggressive and responsive legal team can review your collision, identify liable parties, and pursue legal options available to help secure you full and fair compensation.  If you have been injured in a traffic-related incident, due to the negligence of another person, contact our Wyoming injury accident attorneys at 800-330-2195 or 307-527-7891 to see how our team 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 scene.

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