School bus accident in Fort Collins injures five people

Posted on Monday, April 21st, 2014 at 4:46 pm    

Five people were injured when a vehicle collided into the back of a Poudre School District bus around 7 a.m. in Fort Collins on Friday, April 18.

Three students from the Poudre School District and the bus driver were taken to nearby hospitals. The driver of the car that crashed into the bus was critically injured and rushed to a nearby medical facility.

Poudre School District spokesperson, Danielle Clark said that the bus was traveling to the Eyestone Elementary School and the Wellington Middle School when the accident occurred.

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Man pleads guilty to charges for bus stop accident

Posted on Wednesday, April 9th, 2014 at 4:35 pm    

Mark Skipper, the man who struck pedestrians waiting at a bus stop waiting for their ride in Denver, Colorado, pleaded guilty to charges of vehicular assault, third-degree assault, and violation of bond conditions on Friday, April 4 and is awaiting his sentence.

The crash at the Regional Transportation District bus stop on Colfax Avenue and Josephine Street occurred on July 30, 2013 and had been caught on tape.

Skipper was accused of leaving the scene of the accident by getting out of the passenger-side window of his vehicle and running away. He was arrested the following day.
Skipper is due in court on May 1.

Our lawyers at Hull & Zimmerman, P.C., are dedicated to helping people in Denver who have been the victims of other people’s reckless actions. If you have been harmed in such an accident, call (720) 377-9631 today to discuss filing a personal injury claim.

Colorado judge rejects plea agreement for fatal rollover accident

Posted on Friday, March 21st, 2014 at 3:17 pm    

On Friday, March 14 Weld County Court Judge Michele Meyer rejected a plea agreement that would allow Anthony Alacca, 22, to avoid jail time after causing a rollover accident that killed three people and injured one person.

The accident occurred in August of 2013 when Alacca was driving north on U.S. Route 85 from Greeley. He fell asleep while driving, causing the car to lose control and roll.

Michael and Mariah Lynn de la Rosa and Michael Gnoato all died at the scene. Mariah Motschman, Alacca’s girlfriend, was critically  injured and remains in a Denver hospital.

The attorneys at Hull & Zimmerman P.C., advocate for the victims of serious accidents and their families. If you have sustained serious injuries as the result of someone else’s negligence, you could be entitled to financial compensation. Call our office today at (720) 377-9631.

 

Colorado launches campaign to curb DUIs

Posted on Wednesday, March 12th, 2014 at 3:39 pm    

The State of Colorado has launched a $1 million initiative aiming to curb accidents caused by drunk and stoned driving.

The program, called “Drive High, Get a DUI,” was launched on Thursday, March 6. The main goal of the program is to establish an understanding that the legalization of marijuana in Colorado does not legalized driving while under the influence of marijuana.

Chairman of Colorado’s Interagency Task Force on Drunk Driving said that education and enforcement are equally important when it comes to solving the problem of impaired driving.

Car accident injuries can be extremely painful as well as expensive. If you have been hurt in a car accident due to the negligence of someone else, you could be eligible to receive compensation. The attorneys at Hull & Zimmerman P.C., advocate for Denver people. Call us at (720) 377-9631 to discuss your legal options.

Toyota recalls 1.9 millions vehicles

Posted on Saturday, February 15th, 2014 at 7:37 pm    

Toyota recalling 1.9 million of its Prius cars after the company’s engineers found problems with the power converter software.

The recall was issued on Wednesday, February 12. It  is the largest volume recall that Toyota has released for the Prius since its market release in 1997.

The software defect could set off of the vehicle’s warning lights causing the car to operate on reduced, fail-safe, power. According to a company spokesman, in the worst case scenario, the Prius would suddenly stop operating.

If you have been injured as the result of negligent manufacturing, you could be eligible for compensation. The attorneys of Hull & Zimmerman P.C., represent injury victims in Denver. Call (720) 377-9631 to discuss your legal options with a member of our legal team.

Colorado man dies in Kansas traffic accident

Posted on Friday, January 31st, 2014 at 4:29 pm    

The Kansas Highway Patrol cited a severe dust storm as the cause of an 11-vehicle pileup on Thursday, January 15. Three men were killed in the accident.

Seven tractor-trailer vehicles and four passenger vehicles were involved in the accident. The accident occurred on Highway 83 in Thomas County, near the Colorado border.

Jerold Lamb, 66, of Colorado, Scott Breeden, 51, and James Ocie Perrott, 57 were all killed in the accident.

According to the local authorities, the dust storm compromised driver’s ability to see the road and made anyone on the road vulnerable to accidents.

The attorneys at Hull & Zimmerman P.C., extend our condolences to those affected by this unfortunate accident.

Senior citizen taken into police custody regarding hit-and-run case

Posted on Thursday, January 30th, 2014 at 10:20 pm    

Police investigators arrested 85-year-old Marshall Smith on Monday, January 27 after conducting a series of tests on a vehicle that was involved in a hit-and-run case earlier this January and concluding that he was the one who drove the car when the accident happened.

The arrest was made possible due to a witness providing the license plate number leading to the white 1985 Chevrolet Impala’s location.

Sixty-three-year-old Leanna Hund was walking along Colorado Boulevard at Exposition Avenue in Denver on her way to work at around 9 a.m. on Thursday, January 9 when a white car struck her and then left the scene of the accident. Hund died in the accident

According to people, Smith had undergone dialysis for his kidney condition the day before the accident and was advised to not drive for a while by his physician. He was merely retrieving the vehicle he had been driving before the incident occurred, they said.

If you have lost a loved one to another driver’s recklessness, call our lawyers from Hull & Zimmerman, P.C., at (720) 377-9631.

Ambulance transporting victims of Denver two-vehicle accident hit by third vehicle

Posted on Tuesday, January 7th, 2014 at 10:20 pm    

An ambulance transporting two victims of a two-vehicle accident was hit by a third vehicle as it was preparing to leave the crash site in northwest Denver. According to Denver Police Department spokesman Sonny Jackson, the two-vehicle accident occurred at the intersection of West 8th Avenue and Federal Boulevard at around 12:35 p.m. on Thursday, January 2.

Just as the ambulance was trying to leave the scene of the accident and head towards a hospital, another vehicle crashed into it, striking its front right side, said Denver Health Medical Center spokeswoman Cindy Matthews.

The ambulance, despite being hit, proceeded to the hospital since two seriously-injured people, an adult and a child, from the first accident were in the vehicle. It returned to the scene of the crash after getting the pair safely to the hospital.

A third ambulance responded to the accident site, but did not take anyone to get medical treatment.

Our team at Hull & Zimmerman, P.C., does our utmost to help people in Denver who have been injured in auto accident to get the financial compensation they need. Call us today at (720) 377-9631 to discuss your unique situation and what we might be able to do for you.

Woman found lying on west Aurora street victim of hit-and-run

Posted on Monday, December 9th, 2013 at 7:53 pm    

A pedestrian was found lying on the roadway after being hit by an unknown vehicle in west Aurora, Colorado late Sunday, December 1.

The Aurora Police reported that when they arrived at the scene of the accident, they found a woman lying in the street near the intersection of East 4th Way and Kenton Street. The accident was called in at around 10:19 p.m.

Emergency medical responders brought her to a nearby hospital in hopes of reviving her, but she was pronounced dead a short while after being hospitalized.

Police authorities are encouraging anyone who might know information regarding the details of the accident to get in touch with personnel of the Aurora Public Safety Communications Department by calling 303-627-3100.

Car crashes into Denver apartment, injures five people

Posted on Saturday, November 30th, 2013 at 7:38 pm    

On the morning of November, 24, five individuals suffered from minor injuries when an automobile drove through the wall of an apartment building located at 872 Park Avenue West in Denver, Colorado.

Mark Watson, spokesman of the Denver Fire Department said that the five injured people were taken to various area hospitals and treated for their injuries.

The only person seriously injured from the accident was the driver of the vehicle that crashed through the building. Emergency responders extricated the driver from the vehicle.

Injuries caused by car accidents can be financially and physically damaging. If you have been the victim of someone else’s negligent driving, you could benefit from legal counsel. For legal help in the Denver area, contact Hull & Zimmerman P.C., at (720) 377-9631 to consult with our experienced attorneys.