fatal car accident

More Information Released From Bicycle Accident Study

More information was released from the University of Colorado Health study investigating the rise in bicycle accidents in Northern Colorado. Last year’s hospital records show 325 (up from 180 in 2006) injured cyclists were treated at Poudre Valley Hospital (PVH) in Fort Collins and Medical Center of the Rockies in Loveland in the past year.… read more

One Killed, One Arrested After Denver Head-On Car Accident

A November 9 head-on car accident in Denver led to one death and one arrest, according to The Denver Post. “The collision happened at about 5 a.m.,” Raquel Lopez, spokesperson for the Denver Police Department, told The Post. The fatal car accident took place at the intersection of Federal Boulevard and Virginia Avenue. It resulted in… read more

Pedestrian Killed, Two Injured in Denver Car Accident

CBS 4 in Denver is reporting that one pedestrian was killed and two others injured in an October 26 car accident. The fatal car accident happened in downtown Denver in the 2700 block of Walnut Street sometime after 2 a.m. At that time, according to reports, a 25-year-old woman hit multiple people with her car,… read more

Over Half Convicted in Colorado Hit-and-Run Cases Avoid Prison Time

According to a report in the Denver Post, since January 2008, less than half of those convicted in Colorado hit-and-run accidents are sentenced to prison. Most recently, Erin Jackson, a former teacher, only spent a single night in jail after she ran a red light, hit a 16-year-old East High School student with her car… read more

Worst Intersections for Denver Pedestrian Accidents

Late last month, NBC 9News in Denver reported the results of an analysis of local traffic data concerning the worst intersections for pedestrian-car accidents. The report was compiled by 9News’ 9Wants to Know from information provided by Denver Public Works from pedestrian accidents between 2010 and 2012. According to the data, pedestrian-auto accidents from 2010… read more

One Killed, Two Injured in Fort Collins Car Accident

The Fort Collins Coloradoan is reporting that a woman was killed and two other people were seriously injured in a fatal car accident north of Fort Collins. The accident happened on the afternoon of September 10 on Terry Lake Road about 50 feet north of the Richards Lake Road/Larimer County Road 52E intersection. According to… read more

Colorado Springs Car Accident Leaves One Dead

According to Fox 21 News, a driver died in a two-car accident on September 5 in Colorado Springs. The driver who was killed is reported to have been at fault for the accident, which occurred on West Fontanero Street and involved a car traveling westbound crossing over into the eastbound lanes. The police arrived at… read more

Two Killed, Three Injured in Colorado Car Accident Involving Horse

Multiple vehicles struck a horse on I-76 in Colorado, resulting in a fatal three-car accident, according to KWGN-TV 2 in Denver. The accident occurred around 9:30 p.m. on August 5 on eastbound I-76 in northeastern Colorado near Wiggins. After a horse and its rider, who it had reportedly been with in the Wiggins area prior… read more

One Killed, 11 Injured in Venice Beach Car Accident

A newlywed was killed and 11 other pedestrians were injured when a driver went on a rampage on Venice Beach’s popular boardwalk, according to ABC 7 Los Angeles. The driver, a 38-year-old transient, is under investigation for murder charges in the fatal car accident. He is in custody and being held on $1 million bail.… read more

Texting, Speeding or Drugs May Have Caused Fatal Car Accident

Authorities are investigating whether texting, speeding or drug use played a part in an August 1 fatal car accident, according to the Denver Post. The Colorado State Patrol reported some of the details of the accident in a news release. According to the report, the 51-year-old driver of a 2011 Mitsubishi Lancer caused the collision.… read more