Denver drivers are usually cautious and respectful of one another. Car accidents do occur, though. Many times, they are caused by drivers not paying attention for some reason, whether because they are distracted by something, or they have a medical condition.
A car crash near Eagle has claimed the life of two people, including a 9-year-old, and seriously injured two others. A woman driving a 2012 Dodge Avenger westbound on Interstate 70 lost control of her car and crossed the median. She hit a 2001 Chevrolet pick-up traveling eastbound head-on. The driver of the Avenger and her passenger, a 9-year-old boy, were both killed. The driver of the pick-up and his passenger suffered serious injuries and were taken to area hospitals.
When a family member is injured or killed in a car accident, their family can have their lives turned upside down. The unexpected serious injury or death that a car accident can bring heartache to a family and unanticipated expenses. A legal professional, skilled in personal injury, can help these families determine what happened to their loved one. They can investigate the scene of the car accident, interview witnesses and determine who is at fault.
Compensation can be available for the victim's pain and suffering, medical expenses, loss of wages and other damages. Holding negligent drivers responsible for their actions is important in making sure they do not hurt anyone else.
When a family member is hurt or killed in a car crash families are devastated. While nothing can bring back the loss of a loved one, compensation can help the family move on.
Source: Vail Daily, "Eagle car crash leaves two dead, two hospitalized," Randy Wyrick, June 14, 2014