Archive for the ‘Personal Injury’ Category

Experts Warn There is Not Enough Emphasis on Car Seat Safety

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September is National Child Passenger Safety Month. Video highlights safer installation. According to the NHTSA, motor vehicle crashes were the leading cause of death for children ages 4 to 14. In 2011, there were 171,000 children age 14 and younger injured in motor vehicle-related crashes. On average, three children age 14 and younger were killed [...]

Motorcyclist Killed In Hit And Run

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Police are looking for a witness to a hit and run accident that killed a motorcyclist on 8/16 near South Sheridan Boulevard and West Center Avenue in Denver. The driver of the truck was arrested Saturday and is facing charges of hit and run and leaving an accident that resulted in death. 9news.com reports state [...]

About 200,000 General Motors SUVs Have Been Recalled

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  About 200,000 General Motors SUVs have been recalled, according to 9 News. The vehicles, model year 2006 and 2007 mid-size SUVs may have a defective switch in the driver’s door to control the power windows and power door locks. The vehicles are Chevy Trailblazers, GMC Envoys, Buick Rainiers, Saab 9-7x, and Isuzu Ascenders. Moisture [...]

143 pedestrian collisions This Year Alone

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  9 News reports on a fatal pedestrian accident near Exposition and Havana. This is one more in what has become a rash of pedestrian accidents in the Denver Metro area this year. The 143 pedestrian collisions worked by the Denver Police Department in the first four months of 2013 represents more than a 20% [...]

3-Alarm Fire

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  7 News reports on a 3-alarm fire that burned several units in an apartment building in fort Collins. The Buffalo Run Apartments, at Lincoln Avenue and Lemay Avenue were damaged in a fire that was first reported just before 4:00 in the morning. Poudre Fire Authority Captain Patrick Love says that no injuries have [...]

Weather-Related Auto Accidents

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  A number of weather-related auto accidents resulting from the late season snow resulted in injuries, according to 9 News, although none of them appear to be life-threatening. Among the most notable accidents of the day were a crash at the interchange of I-70 and I-225 which caused the flyover ramp from westbound 70 onto [...]

Snowstorm Responsible For A Number Of Colorado Car Wrecks

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According to the Denver Post, the recent spring snowstorm was responsible for a number of Colorado car wrecks. Anyone who has lived in Colorado for a few years knows that spring means sun and warmth, but it also probably means one or two more snowstorms. These snowstorms can be particularly dangerous, as they sometimes take [...]

Denver Police Are Planning Awareness Campaign Aimed At Pedestrian Safety

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In response to an unusually large number of pedestrian accidents in the first three months of 2013, CBS Denver reports that the Denver Police are planning an awareness campaign aimed at educating people about pedestrian safety. A CBS crew working on the story found that while it was easy to spot drivers who were engaged [...]

Auto Accident Leaves Car On Roof

In a strange car accident in California, a man who says that he experienced mechanical failure in his driveway ended up on the roof of his neighbor’s house, according to USA Today. Fortunately, neither the driver nor his wife, who was in the car with him, were hurt. No one inside the house that the [...]

There Has Been A Spike In Pedestrian Accidents In 2013

There has been a spike in pedestrian accidents in 2013, according to 9 News. Over the first 8 weeks of the year, auto-pedestrian collisions have been up 48% from previous years, a statistic which gives the Denver Police significant cause for concern. Compounding that concern is that there were more fatal hit-and-run accidents in Denver [...]