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Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run auto accident

Colorado pedestrians must be fully aware of their surroundings and be cognizant of other drivers on the road. Because many drivers operate their vehicles under the influence, are distracted, or are simply driving too fast, auto accidents are common. An accident can be compounded by a driver fleeing the scene. Those who have been hurt or lost a loved one in such an accident should seek legal advice immediately.

43 crashes a day caused by distracted drivers in Colorado

There are seemingly endless stories and statistics about the number of accidents caused by distracted drivers. Coloradans are not immune to this trend and a new report says that it is a significant problem in the state. Even with law enforcement and legislators trying to reduce its frequency, people continue to believe they can multitask in this way. After a crash caused by a distracted driver, having legal advice is a key factor to secure compensation for all that was lost.

Research shows pedestrian-auto accidents increasing

Pedestrians in Denver, throughout Colorado and across the United States must be on guard to avoid being injured in a collision with a vehicle. The dangers that pedestrians face goes beyond simply being hit in an auto accident. The litany of issues people face after a pedestrian-auto accident are many and can cause substantial disruptions in a person's life if they are injured. Often, however, a pedestrian crash results in injuries so severe that the victim dies. Researchers are proactive in their attempts to identify the source of the problem and formulate solutions. Recently, a new study was released showing that there was been a statistical worsening in pedestrian fatalities.

Auto accident deaths surpass 40,000 in 2018

When drivers in Denver and throughout Colorado head out on the road, they know they will face dangers. Reckless drivers, distracted drivers, drunk drivers, drowsy drivers - all can place people in jeopardy of personal injury and death. However, the risks of the road are statistically worse than they have been in many years.

Driver goes through red light causing fatal crash

When people are on the road in Denver and across Colorado, there is an expectation that everyone will adhere to basic rules, like stopping at red lights, yielding to pedestrians and sticking to all other requirements that are designed to enhance safety. When that does not happen, it is possible that there will be a collision with injuries and death. Going through a red light is one of the riskiest behaviors for drivers and can place anyone in that vehicle's path in jeopardy. For those who have been injured or lost a loved one because of a reckless driver, having legal assistance is a must.

Crash between car and RTD bus injures four people

Motor vehicle accidents can happen without warning in Denver and across Colorado. For those who are riding in a personal vehicle, they need to be completely aware of their surroundings and bear in mind the possibility that they might encounter a reckless driver, a driver under the influence or a distracted driver and be in a crash. Any motor vehicle accident -- even when it involves public transportation -- can cause significant damage to those involved. When this happens, it might be necessary to consider a legal filing for compensation.

Hit-and-run collision between pickup and motorcycle kills rider

Motorcyclists in Denver and throughout Colorado know they face major risks when they take to the roads. Still, they enjoy the activity and put their faith in other drivers adhering to the law and making certain they keep an eye on riders to ensure that everyone is safe. Unfortunately, accidents will happen. With the vulnerability of motorcyclists, any wreck can lead to catastrophic injuries and death. Those impacted should remember their rights to seek compensation in a legal filing.

Teen fatal auto accident study shows an unexpected danger

Experienced drivers in Denver and throughout Colorado will be concerned when encountering a teen driver. Younger drivers lack the experience to handle all situations and be fully prepared to what they are inevitably going to face on the road. Studies examine the common issues with teens behind the wheel. And, a new one from AAA indicates that teens could be distracted and have a fatal accident not because of a device, but also because of having another teen in the vehicle with them.

Study: auto accident stats higher in states with legal marijuana

When there is an auto accident in Colorado, there could be a multitude of reasons for it to have occurred. People who are violating the law when texting and driving, drinking and driving, behaving negligently or recklessly are all ways in which a wreck can happen. Studies are often conducted to assess the causes of a collision. One that is increasingly problematic -- despite the legality of its use -- is when drivers are behind the wheel after having used marijuana. Although it is legal to use, driving under the influence of marijuana is against the law and is dangerous. This should be factored in after a crash.

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