The Main Causes of Fatal Crashes in Colorado

In 2014, there were 32,675 traffic deaths across the United States. In the state of Colorado, between the years 2002 and 2015, the state of Colorado had between 411 and 677 deaths annually. You may wonder about the primary cause of these fatal accidents. AutoInsurance.com conducted a study regarding the causes of fatal accidents. There were nine primary causes of auto fatalities, including:

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Anesthesia Errors Can be Deadly

Health care professionals are required to provide medical treatment that falls within accepted and approved medical standards. When an anesthesia error is made by a Denver medical professional that results in injury or death, the health care provider may be held accountable for medical malpractice. Unfortunately, medical malpractice claims can be difficult and complicated. As such, it is important to discuss your legal options with an experienced...

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Wrongful death lawsuit filed against Glenwood Springs restaurant-bar after fatal accident

On Thursday, a wrongful death lawsuit was filed against a Glenwood Springs bar in Garfield District Court by the parents of a 16-year-old Carbondale girl who died in a road accident on Interstate 70 in Glenwood Canyon last spring. The parents of Jennifer Nevarez said that the bartender of the Bayou Cajun Restaurant and bar served the underage driver alcohol prior to the crash. 18-year-old Brianda Zavala was driving the car; Nevarez was the passenger...

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Shaini Davenport Sentenced To Seven Years

According to the Jefferson County District Attorney Office, Shaini Davenport (Arvada, 21) was sentenced on July 22 to seven years in prison and 60 hours of public service for vehicular homicide, vehicular assault, and contributing to the delinquency of a child that resulted from a drunk driving accident on November 1. The wreck occurred on I-70 at approximately 2:00 a.m. after Davenport and five passengers left a Halloween party in a Chevy pickup...

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The 4th of July And Drinking

  The 4th of July is a great time to have a party with your family and friends. All over the country people will be going to fireworks shows and throwing barbecues. Here in Denver, people will celebrate at sporting events with the Rockies and the Rapids, and at shows in various places, including Red Rocks. Although it has been dry and there are wild fires around the state, there will also be municipal fireworks shows in various cities across...

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Third Person Has Died After An Accident In Which Two Others Were Killed

  A third person has died after an accident in which two others were killed earlier, according to CBS Denver. An accident over Memorial Day weekend in which a car struck a vehicle apparently abandoned in the emergency lane on I-70 has now resulted in the deaths of three people. Two passengers were killed in the accident, and a third has now been removed from life support at the hospital and has died. The car was getting into I-70 at Wadsworth...

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Driver Arrested In Connection With The Death Of A Cyclist

  The driver arrested in connection with the death of a cyclist in Lyons has publicly criticized bicyclists, according to the Denver Post. As the Lyons Planning and Community Development Commission held town meetings concerning bike lanes on local streets, Patrick Ward occasionally appeared to make comments about cyclists €œdisobeying signage and traffic lights€ as well as saying that €œThese people don’t belong in Lyons.€ Ward was...

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Reports About Weather Related Deaths In The United states

USA Today has issued a report about weather deaths in the United states. While tornadoes, hurricanes, and floods get the lion’s share of media attention, the majority of weather-related fatalities across the country occur when inclement weather causes car accidents. The Federal Highway Administration (FHA) says that over 7,000 people are killed in weather-related traffic crashes each year. They define a weather-related traffic crash as one...

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Woman Filed Claim Against The Roaring Fork Transportation Authority

The Aspen Post reports that a woman has filed a civil claim against the Roaring Fork Transportation Authority as well as a bus driver following the death of her adult daughter in a public transportation accident. The daughter, who was walking in the bus lane in the early hours of the morning on New Years Day, was struck from behind by a bus, causing the windshield of the bus to shatter. The woman was dragged by the bus, and died as a result of...

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Car Accident FAQ

Car accidents are a daily part of life in Colorado, with millions of car accidents occurring annually across the country. Understandably, many people get nervous when they are involved in a car accident. Knowing what to do after a car accident can be difficult in the best of times, but when someone is injured, the police are involved, and people are getting emotional, it can be very difficult to know how to react, and doing the wrong thing by mistake...

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