A 17-year-old boy was killed in a single vehicle accident on Tuesday just west of town. The Colorado State Patrol identified the teen as Eric D’Ambrosia of Gardner. According to the Pueblo Cheiftain, a patrol report states that excessive speed was considered a contributing factor in the crash. The accident happened on Road 550 about 3 miles west of town. The patrol said that D’Ambrosia was driving westbound when he traveled off the right side of the road. The car re-entered the roadway briefly before being overcorrected and veering off the road again. The car hit a fence before rolling end over end. D’Ambrosia was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident and was ejected from the vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
According to the Colorado State Patrol, in 2008, 548 people in Colorado were killed in motor vehicle involved crashes. Of the 548 fatalities, 42 were pedestrians, 83 were motorcyclists and 56 were semi-truck involved.
If you have been injured or someone you love has been killed in an automobile accident, it is important to contact an experience Pueblo Car Accident Attorney immediately. Compensation may be needed to pay for medical expenses, rehabilitation, lost wages and emotional pain and suffering. No matter what type of accident you were involved in, a Pueblo personal injury attorney can help navigate you through the entire legal process, so you can focus on more important things.Call the Pueblo Personal Injury Law Office of Smith & Smith today at (719) 544-0062 for a free consultation.