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Roll-over accident in Denver caused by hit-and-run driver

Posted on Thursday, March 8th, 2012 at 5:14 pm    

Wednesday afternoon a hit-and-run accident in Denver caused a van to rollover near Downing Street.

According to Denver Police, a driver on E. 13th Ave. sped through a red light, and struck the side of a heating and plumbing van. The van flipped on it’s side, and then proceeded to roll several times. The driver who caused the accident fled from the scene by foot.

The driver of the van did not sustain serious injuries from the car accident. Police are still trying to  locate the individual who left the crime scene. Delays were experienced around the accident site while emergency crews cleaned the area.

If you have been injured in a car accident in Denver, please contact the Denver car accident lawyers of Hull & Zimmerman, P.C. by calling (303) 423-1770 today.

1 killed, 4 injured in ambulance accident near Avondale

Posted on Friday, March 2nd, 2012 at 4:55 pm    

Yesterday, a fatal three-vehicle accident occurred east of Avondale on U.S. 50. According to the Colorado State Patrol, the car accident happened when an ambulance on its way to a hospital in Colorado Springs crashed into a Dodge pickup truck. The collision sent the westbound Dodge head-on into an eastbound vehicle.

The ambulance hit the truck’s back right side as the truck moved into the left westbound lane to turn onto 51st Lane. The vehicle that the truck was pushed into was a Mercury Mountaineer SUV. The ambulance and SUV both continued driving for a few yards after the accident, until falling into a ditch off the side of the highway and flipping.

An 84-year-old man being transported in the ambulance was flown to Penrose Main Hospital, after the accident. He later passed away from his injuries. An 18-year-old and a 40-year-old in the SUV were taken to St. Mary Corwin with unspecified injuries. Two people in the truck suffered minor injuries.

If you or someone you love has been injured in a car accident, contact the Denver car accident attorneys of Hull & Zimmerman, P.C. at (303) 423-1770 to learn more about how we can help you.

1 killed, 2 injured in 2-vehicle accident in Elizabeth

Posted on Monday, October 17th, 2011 at 6:20 pm    

Last Tuesday, a tragic 2-vehicle accident in the town of Elizabeth, Colorado left 1 person dead and 2 others injured.

The accident occurred on County Road 21 at around 2 p.m., according to Elizabeth Fire Department officials.  The Colorado State Patrol is investigating the accident, but believes that a 1996 Buick Century carrying 3 Elizabeth High School students collided with a Jeep at the intersection of County Road 154.

The driver of the Buick, 18, was transported to Littleton Adventist Hospital for treatment of unspecified injuries.  A 16-year old in the vehicle was flown to Swedish Medical Center, but her condition was not reported.  A third passenger in the vehicle, 17, was killed in the accident.

Our utmost sympathies go out to the victims’ families and friends.

Three-car accident claims the life of one

Posted on Monday, May 16th, 2011 at 4:33 pm    

A three-car accident off of I-25 claimed that life of one person in Denver.

Denver police are now investigating the incident in order to decide what caused the fatal crash. Three other people were injured in the incident and taken to the Denver Health Medical Center to be treated.

According to officials, two sport utility vehicles and another passenger car were involved in the accident. The woman who was killed was driving the car, she was 31 years old. The northbound lanes of I-25 near the accident were closed for five hours while crews investigated.

Our thoughts are with the friends and family of the victims at this time.

Two killed in car accident on Highway 160

Posted on Wednesday, May 11th, 2011 at 8:15 pm    

Two people were killed in a car accident on Highway 160 near  La Veta.

According to Colorado State Troopers,a woman was heading westbound down than road and traveling at a high speed when she attempted to pass a vehicle in a no-pass zone.

A 59-year-old man was traveling east carrying a horse trailer when the two vehicles collided. Both drivers were killed as a result of the accident. A passenger in the eastbound vehicle was transported to the hospital to be treated for injuries and the horse was not injured.

Our thoughts and condolences are with the friends and family of the victim.

Four people injured in rollover accident

Posted on Monday, April 25th, 2011 at 2:27 pm    

A teenager and her four passengers were injured in an SUV rollover car accident while driving on County Road 411.

According to Colorado State Patrol, the 17-year-old driver skidded out of control after trying to negotiate a series of curves. The car then struck an embankment on the side of the road causing it to flip and roll over.

All of the girls were between the age 15 and 17 and three of the them, including the driver, were not wearing seat belts.  One teen suffered serious injury as a result of the accident. The driver was cited for careless driving that caused serious injury, allowing passengers to not wear seat belts and driving without insurance.

Our thoughts are with the injured victims during their recovery.

Chain-reaction accident kills one, injures another

Posted on Friday, April 15th, 2011 at 2:57 pm    

One person was killed and another was seriously injured after chain-reaction car accident in Adams County.

The accident occurred near East 70th Avenue when a Ford pickup truck crossed the center line and side swiped an oncoming semi-trailer. After this collision, another car tried to avoid the accident and swerved into a westbound lane causing it to collide with a sand truck.

The sand truck then lost control, flipped over the guardrail and rolled down an embankment. The male driver of the red car was pronounced dead at the scene and the semi-trailer driver was seriously injured. The accident is currently still under investigation at this time.

Man arrested after hit-and-run accident that injured 12-year-old boy

Posted on Monday, March 21st, 2011 at 4:17 pm    

Felony charges filed against a 73-year-old man that was involved in a hit-and-run car accident that left a 12-year-old boy injured.

The accident occurred on March 13 when the boy was crossing the street and was struck by  the blue sedan at the intersection of Evan Ave. and Federal Blvd.

The driver fled the scene and three vehicles followed him and blocked his vehicle so that he was unable to keep driving. Police then came to the scene and took the man into custody. The 12-year-old boy sustained serious head and leg injuries as a result of the accident.

Our thoughts are with the friends and family of the victim.

Young girl hit by car in Peublo

Posted on Friday, February 18th, 2011 at 6:31 pm    

A 7-year-old girl was struck by a car after she got off of the school bus and crossed in front of traffic.

The accident occurred on Lakeview Avenue in front of Corwin International Magnet School and the young girl’s mother witnessed the accident as she waited for her daughter at the bus stop.

Police have said that they do not think that the car was traveling very fast, but the speed of the car is unknown at this time. The car driver has not been charged in the accident and police do not believe that he be.

If you or a family member has been injured in a car accident, you need experienced representation on your side. Contact the Denver car accident lawyers of Hull & Zimmerman, P.C., by calling (303) 423-1770 today.

Car crashes into Denver home

Posted on Thursday, February 10th, 2011 at 7:42 pm    

A car accident in Denver ended with a vehicle crashing into a duplex near Alameda Avenue and Lafeyette Street.

According to the Denver Fire Department, the accident occurred at 2:30 a.m. when the car slammed into the front of the duplex, leaving a 3 to 5 foot hole in the it. It also destroyed the front porch.

No serious injuries were reported after the accident. The 29-year-old man who rents the duplex was asleep in the back room with his girlfriend when he heard the car slam through the front of the home.

If you or a loved one has been involved in a car accident with a reckless driver, contact the Denver car accident lawyers of Hull & Zimmerman, P.C., by calling (303) 423-1770 today.