7 Dead in a Colorado Car Accident on U.S. Highway 40

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A Colorado car accident on U.S. Highway 40 has left seven people dead and one person critically injured.

The accident occurred when one car heading west used the eastbound lane to pass a semi-truck and collided with another vehicle. This Legal Brief features car accident attorney Grant Lawson with Metier Law Firm.

To learn more, contact the attorney directly by calling 888-634-7366 or by submitting a contact form on this page. The consultation is free and confidential, and you owe no out-of-pocket attorney fees.

A fatal Colorado accident reminds us all to take our time on the roads.

A Colorado accident on U.S. Highway 40 between Kit Carson and Hugo left seven people dead after a head-on collision. According to the Colorado state patrol, the collision occurred on Friday, June 26th when a Ford F150 towing a boat attempted to pass a semi-truck but collided with a Chevrolet Silverado traveling the opposite direction.

The F150 towing the boat burst into flames and all four of the occupants were killed, killing three occupants in the other truck and critically injuring one more. This tragic accident highlights the importance of safe driving practices. Getting to a destination on time is not nearly as important as getting to a destination safely.

Attorney Grant Lawson advises drivers to avoid taking unnecessary risks and practice defensive driving whenever possible.

Attorney Grant Lawson has seen a wide variety of vehicle accidents. He points out that horrible accidents like this remind us of the dangers which occur when we are in too much of a hurry and prone to making serious or even fatal mistakes. With summer upon us and everyone eager to get to their destinations, this can be a recipe for impatient, distracted, and even impaired driving. However, this puts everyone at risk and a momentary lapse in judgment could result in a lifetime of pain for ourselves or someone else.

Lawson advises drivers to take their time, avoid unnecessary risks, and practice safe, smart, and defensive driving on the roads at all times to avoid pain, suffering, and fatality of our own passengers and the loved ones of others.

To learn more, contact Grant Lawson directly by calling 888-634-7366 or by submitting a contact form on this page. The consultation is free and confidential, and you owe no out-of-pocket attorney fees.

Video Transcript:

I’m Rob Rosenthal, and this is an AskTheLawyers legal brief.

Seven people are dead after a head-on collision in eastern Colorado. According to the colorado state patrol the crash happened on Friday, June 26th, on highway 40 between Kit Carson and Hugo.

The state patrol says a Ford F150 that was towing a boat attempted to pass a semi-truck, but, when it failed to move back into its lane in time, it collided with a Chevrolet Silverado traveling the opposite direction. The truck towing the boat burst into flames and all four occupants were killed. Three occupants of the other truck died, and one was critically injured.

Personal injury attorney Grant Lawson with the Metier Law Firm in Colorado says quote:

“Tragic accidents like this remind us all that being in too much of a hurry can cause dangerous and sometimes fatal mistakes. Summer is here, the roads are busy and we’re all excited to get to our destinations. Impatient, distracted, or impaired driving puts us all at risk. Please take your time, don’t take unnecessary risks behind the wheel, and practice safe, smart and defensive driving out there on the roads.”

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