Driving in Denver is usually a safe. However, there are thousands of car accidents occur in Colorado every year, and car accidents can happen at any time. Drivers need to be aware of their surroundings and driver defensively.
Two people were injured in a head-on collision recently in Denver. The collision happened in the HOV lane of I-25, where a driver was driving southbound when the HOV lane was set for northbound out of Denver traffic. The driver struck a car head-on. Both drivers were taken to the hospital with serious injuries. An accident investigation is underway to try to determine how it happened.
When a loved one is injured in a car accident because of a negligent driver it is unexpected and can be traumatic for families. The unexpected medical bills, loss of wages and other expenses can hurt families in more ways than one. Fortunately, victims can get help in these circumstances. The right approach when considering a civil lawsuit usually involves visiting the accident scene, interviewing witnesses and conduct an investigation into what happened and who was at fault. Negligent drivers can be held responsible and compensation could be available for victims and their families to cover all of the expenses that are associated with a car accident.
Car accidents can change lives in a matter of seconds. Victims and their families deserve compensation in accidents where there is a negligent driver. The law offers a path for financial recovery for families. This compensation can help the victim return their life to normal, or as close to normal as possible.
Source: Denver Post, "Head-on traffic collision on I-25 shuts down HOV lane in Denver," Kieran Nicholson, Aug. 8, 2014