26-year-old Killed by Drunk Driver on I-25 – Colorado Springs Personal Injury Lawyer

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Ryan Kelly, 26, was killed early Saturday morning April 23, 2011 when he was hit by a drunk driver on I-25. According to KKTV, Kelly had stopped just north of Fillmore around 2:00 a.m. to help a man he found walking on the interstate. The victim’s Ford F-250 was then struck from behind by a Honda Accord. The drunk driver, Jason Warren, 30, was arrested for DUI and vehicular assault. The passenger in his car, 25-year-old Patrick Warren suffered a hip fracture and the pedestrian was uninjured.

 

Drunk driving is a serious crime. Every year thousands of people die due to alcohol related car accidents in the United States. In fact the NHTSA reported that in 2009, 10,839 people were killed in alcohol impaired driving crashes, making up for a total of 32% of motor vehicle traffic fatalities in the United States.

 

If you’ve been involved in a Colorado Springs car accident with a drunk driver, it is important to see legal help immediately. Colorado Springs personal injury attorney can help you receive compensation for any injuries you received due to the accident, as well as medical bills, rehabilitation, property damage and pain and suffering. Let a Colorado Springs car accident lawyer help you today! Call for a free consultation!

 

 

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