A Littleton teenager has died and her mother is in critical condition following a rollover accident on I-25 in southern Colorado. The Denver Post
is reporting that single vehicle accident happened around 6:30 p.m. Sunday. Eyewitnesses told police that the pick-up truck the family was driving, changed lanes and went off the shoulder of the road. The driver tried to get back on the highway but overcorrected causing the truck to roll multiple times. A fourteen-year-old was thrown from the vehicle and died. Her mother sustained life-threatening injuries in the accident. A twelve-year-old in the vehicle was treated for minor injuries. All three were transported to Parkview Medical Center.
Unfortunately over 34,000 people are killed in car accidents every year. Of these fatalities, over 5000 are teens. According to statistics by the NHTSA
, 34,017 fatal crashes occurred in 2008. 19,220 drivers and 7,397 passengers were killed. Other accident related fatalities include pedestrians, bicyclists, and commercial trucks.
If you or a loved one has been seriously injured in an SUV, truck, or motor vehicle rollover
, it is important that you contact a Denver Motor Vehicle Rollover Attorney
. You may be entitled to compensation for your injuries. In the event that a loved one was killed in a rollover you may also be entitled to additional compensation and damages. If you were involved in a rollover accident in Colorado, contact Fuller Law today at (303) 597-4500
to take advantage of our years of experience in automobile injury lawand to receive your free initial consultation
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