Category Archives: Fatal

14th Traffic Fatality in Colorado Springs This Year

In the early hours of the morning yesterday, June 12th, a CSPD officer on patrol discovered the scene of a rollover car crash involving 2 vehicles at North Chelton Road and East Platte Avenue.  Two occupants of an Oldsmobile Cutlass … Continue reading

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Leading Cause of Child Death in Car Crashes is Non-Use and Misuse of Restraints

A study published earlier this month in The Journal of Pediatrics identifies improper restraint as the leading cause of death for children involved in car crashes.[1]  As has been demonstrated by Colorado’s Move Over campaign in the last several months, … Continue reading

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Colorado’s Move Over Campaign Builds Momentum, Awareness

Following the death of Colorado State Trooper Cody Donahue last November, Colorado law enforcement agencies have joined forces to build public awareness of the state’s Move Over law, which had been in effect since 2005, but was frequently ignored by … Continue reading

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Traffic Fatality at Barnes & Powers in Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs Police closed Powers Boulevard between Barnes Road and Carefree Circle North this evening shortly after 8:00 p.m. to investigate a fatal car crash at the intersection of Powers and Barnes.  This marks the 116th traffic fatality in the … Continue reading

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Bicyclist Fatality on Woodmen Road in Colorado Springs Earlier Today

A bicyclist was pronounced dead at the scene after she collided with a car in the westbound lanes of Woodmen Road in Colorado Springs this afternoon around 2:30 p.m. The cyclist was out riding with her husband when she attempted … Continue reading

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Fatal Car Crash in Colorado Springs this Evening

Colorado Springs resident Johnny Henson died after being ejected from his vehicle when he was involved in a car crash at Platte Avenue and Pitkin Street shortly after 7:00 p.m. this evening.    The intersection where the crash occurred was … Continue reading

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Left-Turn Motorcycle Versus Car Crash at Jetwing & Chelton

This evening, just before 7:00 p.m., Colorado Springs Police Officers responded to the scene of a crash at the intersection of Jetwing Drive and Chelton Road involving a motorcycle/car collision.  Multiple people were injured in the crash and police closed … Continue reading

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2016 was the Deadliest Year for Car Crashes in Nearly a Decade

Fatalities caused by car crashes last year were estimated to be the highest in our nation since 2007, according to preliminary data released by the National Safety Council[1] earlier this week. The preliminary data indicates that death tolls from car … Continue reading

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Colorado Springs Auto-Pedestrian Crash Fatality

Colorado Springs Police responded to an auto pedestrian accident this evening at approximately 7:47 p.m. at the intersection of N. Academy Boulevard and Carefree Circle N. Two pedestrians were struck and injured by a vehicle as they crossed the street … Continue reading

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The Not-So-Independent Medical Examination (Part 1 of 3)

In a Personal Injury case, the Plaintiff must prove, among other things, that she was injured and that the Defendant’s actions caused her injuries.  To do this, a Plaintiff will rely on her own treating physicians to testify about the … Continue reading

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