Rash of Denver Hit and Runs

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 hit by a car at 22nd, two young boys were killed and their mother seriously injured as they were walking at 14th and Yosemite by what the police believe was a Cadillac Escalade. 5 days later, a older man was struck by a car and killed at 14th and Kalamath. And on April 9th, a 35 year old man was killed in a crosswalk near 9th and Colorado.

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The drivers in two of these accidents were caught, and both face Colorado criminal charges. However, the driver in the first one, the one that claimed the lives of two young boys, remains unidentified. Unfortunately, there are over 30,000 people killed in car accidents each year across the country. In many cases, these accidents are caused b y the negligent or careless actions of one driver. When one driver causes an accident that results in serious injury or death, those who are injured may be entitled to file a Colorado personal injury claim, in order to recover financial compensation for medical bills, property damage, and more.

Speak with a dedicated Denver personal injury attorney immediately if you have been seriously injured, or if you have lost a loved one, in an auto accident. It is extremely important that you understand your rights. A serious car accident can result in a crippling financial burden in addition to the physical injuries and emotional trauma. Many Denver auto accident lawyers work in a contingent fee basis. This means that you only pay a fee after your attorney successfully recovers compensation for you. In this way, even those of limited means can afford a lawyer. For more information, contact a dedicated Colorado personal injury attorney today.


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