Category Archives: Wrongful Death

Traffic Fatalities Up More Than 27% in Colorado Springs

Crash-related fatalities in Colorado Springs are up by nearly 25% from this time last year.  Officials had hoped to reverse the disturbing upward trend in recent years, but optimism that the reversal will be realized in 2018 is waning.  Cyclists … Continue reading

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Colorado Crash-Related Fatalities Continue Trending Upward

Crash-related fatalities in our state for 2017 were up by 5% from the previous year.[1]  This follows a disturbing upward trend every year since 2011, when car crash fatalities in the state totaled 447 for the year. While it’s true … Continue reading

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Three Perish, One Seriously Injured, After Crash on Colorado Springs East Side

The intersection of Galley Road and Babcock Road was closed for over 5 hours on Thursday night as Colorado Springs Police investigated the scene of a 2 car crash that claimed the lives of nearly all the vehicle occupants involved.   … 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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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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Celebrate the New Year Safely

New Year’s Day is the most dangerous day of the year for alcohol-related crash fatalities.  Come up with a plan ahead of time to keep yourself, your friends, and your family safe this coming holiday. Out and About? Before you … Continue reading

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