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Rock Springs, WY – Crash with Injuries Reported on I-80 near MM 141

By Burg Simpson
September 7, 2021
4 min read

Rock Springs, WY (September 1, 2021) – A traffic-related incident reported in the Rock Springs area caused injuries and delays, according to reports. At around 4:04 p.m., on August 31, emergency crews were notified that their assistance was needed on-site at a crash on Interstate 80.

Reports from the Wyoming Department of Transportation show that a collision blocked the right lanes of westbound Interstate 80 near mile marker 141 during the early evening hours. The incident prompted crews to secure the area as they worked to remove vehicles and debris from the site. At least one person was transported to a local hospital where they underwent medical care. At this time, the incident remains under investigation by the Wyoming Highway Patrol. 

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

Car Accidents in Rock Springs, Wyoming

A motor vehicle accident can be a frightening and traumatic experience. This is especially true for people who are left with serious injuries. Motor vehicle accidents often leave victims of broken bones, burns, concussions, lacerations, and other severe injuries that require emergency medical attention.

When it comes to motor vehicle accidents, there are always either one or more parties who can be held accountable for the accident that took place. Motor vehicle accidents are complex events that can involve multiple parties and require extensive investigations to determine who is at fault. 

There are many instances when people are harmed in motor vehicle accidents due to the negligence of others. In these cases, the state of Wyoming allows victims to file legal claims against at-fault parties to recover compensation for their damages. To get the most out of your motor vehicle accident claim, it is crucial that you seek the assistance of a knowledgeable car accident attorney in Wyoming who can help you navigate the complex legal system to ensure your legal rights and best interests are protected every step of the way.

Our team at Burg Simpson has decades of experience protecting the legal rights of victims who have been injured in accidents due to the negligence of others. Some of the leading causes of collisions that we see include:

  • Hazardous road conditions
  • Drivers who are distracted
  • Incompetent drivers
  • Drivers who engage in traffic violations
  • Drivers who are speeding
  • Drivers who fail to maintain their vehicles
  • Being distracted

Our Wyoming personal injury attorneys strive to help our clients identify all factors contributing to their accident to ensure all liable parties are held accountable. Our team provides the most aggressive and responsive representation to ensure our clients are able to get justice for their accidents. If you have been injured in an accident, due to another person’s actions, do not wait to protect your legal rights. 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 to discuss the legal options available to help you get the justice in the compensation 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.

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