Officer Hit By Suspected Drunk Driver | Denver Personal Injury Attorney

According to the local news of The Denver Post, a police officer making a routine traffic stop was struck by a suspected drunk driver. The accident occurred around 1:15 a.m. at West Colfax Avenue and Tremont Place. The officer arrived on scene as back up of another police officer that had pulled over a vehicle for a traffic violation. The female officer got out of her patrol vehicle and was walking towards the pulled over vehicles when a red pickup truck plowed into the back of the patrol car. This caused the patrol vehicle to jolt forward and hit the exposed officer. She was rushed to Denver Health Medical Center with severe injuries. No other injuries were reported in this incident. The driver of the red truck was arrested for suspicion of a DUI. All thoughts are with a quick recovery for the injured officer.

Have you been injured in an auto collision and have questions concerning your case? Contact a Colorado personal injury lawyer to further discuss your options and legal rights.

Police officers put their lives on the line for the safety of the community each and every day. It is always difficult to hear about a careless case of DUI that ends in severe injuries to an officer in the line of duty. Driving while under the influence of alcohol or other drugs is both reckless and extremely dangerous for everyone on the road.

If you or a loved one have been severely injured in an auto crash, then contact a professional Denver personal injury attorney today. DUI involved accidents are extremely devastating accidents that often leave families feeling overwhelmed with disbelief and stress trying to figure out what to do next. Keith Fuicelli is an aggressive vehicle accident attorney who will work with you and the insurance company to ensure that you receive the compensation that you deserve. For more information and a FREE CONSULTATION, contact Keith at Fuicelli and Lee, PC today at (303)355-7202.

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