On June 20, three individuals were killed due to injuries they suffered in a crash involving a tractor-trailer on Weld County Road 55 located about two miles north from Gill. The truck driver involved was only slightly injured.
A teenager recently turned himself in at a police station in Colorado after allegedly hitting a motorcyclist in Westminster. The car accident occurred on U.S. 36 on May 31. Police say that a motorcyclist was exiting the highway at Sheridan Boulevard at about 11:30 p.m. when a vehicle hit the bike from behind, throwing the motorcyclist.
A car accident that occurred on Colorado 96 at approximately 8:45 p.m. on June 3 left two individuals with injuries. According to police reports, the collision may have been caused by an intoxicated driver.
Most Colorado patients expect to be in good hands during their hospital stay. However, a report shows that over 400,000 deaths that occur across the nation every year are the result of medical errors that take place while the patient is hospitalized. While some of the risks of being hospitalized are beyond the control of the medical staff, patients may be able to ease their own recovery process.
Residents of Denver who are planning to see their physician may be interested to learn more about steps they can take to make better use of their time with their doctor. Patients who take the time to prepare for their doctor's appointment may be able to reduce their risk of misdiagnosis.