On August 4, a Ford Explorer collided with a casino bus and then wrecked into a Chevy sedan in Golden at Tunnel 1 on U.S. Highway 6. The crash occurred at approximately 6:00 a.m. after the Ford Explorer crossed over the center lane and into incoming traffic. The driver of the SUV was pronounced dead on the scene, eight of the 40 passengers on the casino bus were hospitalized for injuries, and two passengers in the sedan were also taken to a hospital for minor injuries. The cause of the crash is unknown at this time.
Consider the following head-on collision statistics according to a 2011 report conducted by the Federal Highway Administration:
approximately “20% of roadway departure fatal crashes involve an opposing direction collision”
“75% [of head-on collisions] occur on undivided two-lane roads”
“most head-on crashes result from a motorist making an unintentional maneuver”
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—-your recovery. If you or someone you love is injured in an automobile accident, it is important to contact an experienced Pueblo car accident attorney immediately. Call Pueblo attorneys at Smith & Smith today for a free consultation. (719) 544-0062.