Archive for the ‘Fatal’ Category

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 [...]

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% [...]

One Woman Died In Accident With A Semi-Truck

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  One woman died and three were injured in a collision with a semi-truck on I-70 near Glenwood Canyon, according to CBS Denver. The car apparently crossed the center line and hit the semi head-on. The driver was killed, and the three passengers, a man, a woman, and a child, were transported to Vail Valley [...]

Rash of Denver Hit and Runs

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The Denver Post reports on the rash of hit-and-run accidents that have occurred across the city this year. In about a three week period at the end of March and beginning of April, four people were killed in three hit-and-run accidents in three different parts of town. On March 27, a man was killed when [...]

Opinion Piece On The Dangers Of Mandatory Minimum Sentences

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  Former United States Senator Robert Bennett of Utah wrote an opinion piece for the Deseret News out of Salt Lake city, in which he discusses the dangers of mandatory minimum sentences for criminal offenses. His primary point in writing the piece is that the recent trend toward involvement by the federal government in fairly [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Each Year Over 5 Million Traffic Accidents Occur In The United States

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Each year, over 5 million traffic accidents occur across the United States, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, resulting in hundreds of thousands of serious injuries and tens of thousands of fatalities. In fact, the CDC reports that auto accidents are the leading cause of death in the country for children and young [...]

Cyclist Hit Near DU | Denver Hit-And-Run Crash Attorney

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An arrest has been made in the case of a fatal hit-and-run crash near the campus of the University of Denver, according to 9News. The victim was an Iranian graduate student at DU, who was struck by a red or maroon SUV as it drove through a red light at University and Evans, while he [...]

Tragic Skiing Accident | Denver Wrongful Death Lawyer

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The widow of a man killed in an avalanche inside Winter Park ski area is suing the ski area’s owner, according to a report in the Denver Post. The man died on January 22 of this year, after being buried under three feet of snow by an avalanche. By the time he was found at [...]