According to the Denver Post, there was a fatal single-car crash on C-470. The driver was a Littleton resident, she died at the scene of her accident. She was driving her Honda Civic when she ran into a median. The car hit the end of the median’s guardrail causing significant front end damage. This accident had a lot of debris that was scattered across the road. Clean up and investigative crews required shutting down the westbound lanes of the highway for a couple hours. The westbound lanes were shut from S. Quebec St. to S. University Blvd. Investigation of the accident is still occurring.
Have you lost a loved one in a serious accident? Contact a Littleton car collision lawyer today.
Car accidents are a very serious and common cause of injury and sometimes death in the United states. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there were over 44,000 vehicles involved in fatal crashes in 2010, the majority of vehicles that were involved in these fatal crashes were passenger vehicles, a vehicle weighing less than 10,000 lbs. More than 22,000 passenger vehicle occupants lost their lives in traffic crashes in 2010, and an estimated 1.99 million were injured. Car accidents are a very common occurrence. It is estimated that every person will be in a car accident on an average every 12 years of their life. The age group of 20-34 year-old drivers are at the highest risk of being involved in a fatal accident. The most common reason for 20-34 year-old drivers to crash is because they lose control of their cars when they are speeding. Speed limit signs are posted to notify the driver the safe speed for that road. It is always important to pay attention to the roads when driving. Driving safely is not only in your best interest but it also protects drivers around you.
If you have been seriously injured in a car accident, contacting a Littleton car collision lawyer can help you receive the financial compensation you deserve. Mike Bahr is a dedicated car collision lawyer who has helped countless clients gain financial compensation after an accident. After any accident it is important to seek out medical care. Often times injuries due to a car accident are not immediately apparent. Often times if your accident caused serious injuries to you and you require physical therapy or long term care your insurance company may deny your claim. Don’t risk standing alone when facing an insurance dispute. An experienced attorney can help settle any insurance disputes. Don’t risk paying more for your accident then you have to. Call an experienced attorney who will protect your rights today at (303) 794-7422.