After a serious car crash, one of the first things nearly everyone does is call their insurance company. This isn't necessarily wrong - you do have to make a claim, after all.
Two men were hospitalized after their trucks collided at an intersection near Fort Collins. A man driving a red Chevrolet Silverado truck attempted to turn left off Highway 1 onto Larimer County Road 58 when the man collided with a Ford F-150 truck in the intersection.
Many Colorado motorcyclists enjoy the freedom that motorcycles offer. However, those who rely on motorcycles as their primary form of transportation or even those who ride motorcycles as a hobby are always at risk for suffering serious injuries should they become involved in a crash with another vehicle.
Colorado drivers and passengers in motor vehicles should be wary of distracted drivers. People who drive while distracted could be more likely to cause an auto accident. Accidents in which a distracted driver was involved account for more than nine deaths and 1,153 injuries every day in the United States. Although new laws are being made to decrease instances of distracted driving, no evidence has yet proven their effectiveness to do so.
Colorado drivers may not be aware of the many economic costs associated with traffic accidents. In 2010 alone, the financial ramifications of auto accidents across the country amounted to approximately $1 trillion, according to estimates from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. That figure includes the loss of productivity and the loss of life that often result from motor vehicle accidents.
A Colorado crash between a Jeep and a sedan resulted in serious injuries on August 8. Authorities are trying to determine how a wrong-way driver entered the gated high occupancy vehicle lane on Interstate 25.
According to news sources, a car accident that took place in southeast Denver around 1 p.m. on July 7 resulted in the injury of a single victim. Following the motor vehicle accident, which occurred at an intersection, a section of road remained closed to traffic for some time.