Category Archives: Pedestrian Accidents

Pedestrian v. Vehicle Collisions and the Law

Pedestrian v. Vehicle Collisions and the Law

Here’s an obvious fact: when a car hits a person, it’s bad for the person. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, in 2015, there were 5,376 pedestrians killed in the U.S. Of these deaths, 26% occurred between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. Believe it or not, 71% of the total pedestrian fatalities were NOT […]

Parking Lot Accidents – A Danger in Colorado Springs

Parking Lot Accidents – A Danger in Colorado Springs

Most people think parking lots are relatively safe, especially when it comes to car accidents. Sure, there might be an occasional fender bender, but they occur at such low speeds—we assume they can’t cause too much damage. But complacency is the reason parking lot accidents have the potential to be extremely dangerous. Parking lot accidents […]

Pedestrian Injured in Colorado Springs Parking Lot Accident

Pedestrian Injured in Colorado Springs Parking Lot Accident

A man was seriously injured in a Colorado Springs car accident that happened in a parking lot. According to a Fox 21 news report, the pedestrian accident happened in a South Nevada Avenue parking lot near Las Vegas Street in Colorado Springs. Officials say the man was walking across the parking lot when the vehicle struck him. […]

Pedestrian Accident Kills Two in Westminster

Pedestrian Accident Kills Two in Westminster

A double tragedy happened last week in suburban Westminster, Colorado. According to a news report on Denver’s 9News, the accident happened around 8:45 p.m. on September 3, when a man walking across Federal Boulevard was hit by a truck. The woman driving the truck stopped and went to check on the man. Sadly, another car struck […]

Elementary School Student Injured in Colorado Springs Crash

Elementary School Student Injured in Colorado Springs Crash

A Pioneer Elementary School student was struck and injured by a driver near the school. According to a Fox 21 news report, the incident occurred at the intersection of Beechwood Court and Woodland Hills Drive. Police say the student was struck by a Jeep Liberty. The student was transported to an area hospital, but the severity of […]

Crosswalk Laws in Colorado Springs

Crosswalk Laws in Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs personal injury lawyers understand that the failure on the part of motorists to yield the right-of-way to pedestrians in crosswalks is one of the major causes of deadly pedestrian accidents. Under Colorado law, pedestrians are legitimate users of the roadway. To ensure that their right to cross the road is protected, the Colorado […]

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