Denver Intersection Accident Attorneys
Denver is one of the most beautiful cities in the country, so it is no surprise that people flock from all over the U.S. to live, work, and play here. With so many people, residents and tourists alike, our streets can become congested with cars, trucks, SUVs, bicycles, and pedestrians.
If you or a loved one has been injured in a vehicle collision at a dangerous intersection, you deserve compensation for your injuries. Our knowledgeable auto accident lawyers are here to represent you and fight for your rights. After any Denver intersection accident, call the Tenge Law Firm, LLC, at (303) 665-2929 to talk about your options going forward.
Here’s some bad news: according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, using data from 2017, drivers in Colorado are the 15th worst in the entire nation – tied with California. A lot of our friends and neighbors are driving faster, becoming distracted, and practicing habits that are unsafe behind the wheel.
Using information from the Denver Police Department, the five most dangerous intersections in the city, based on the number of collisions in 2017 and into 2018, are:
- West Alameda and South Santa Fe Dr.
- South Quebec St. and Leetsdale Dr.
- South Monaco St. and East Alameda Ave.
- West 6th Ave. and North Kalamath St.
- North Speer Blvd. and Auraria Pkwy.
These intersections are dangerous for a number of reasons. The way they are designed can be a factor, so can poor maintenance; but in general, drivers behave badly in these areas. You might notice more than one of these intersections feeds off a highway, so people are more likely to come off the freeway and not adjust to city streets.
Speeding or driving while distracted is not just dangerous; it can be considered negligent from a legal perspective. A reasonable driver is expected to go at speeds that are safe in a given location and to pay attention to the road. When someone drives too fast or allows himself to become distracted, other people pay the price for that recklessness – and they have a legal right to have their bills paid by that driver.
When you suffer serious injuries because of the actions of a negligent driver, it is important to hold him accountable for what he has done. Filing a claim gives you a way to not only hold that person responsible, but also seek compensation for pain and suffering, missed time at work, and medical bills from the collision.
Do not suffer in silence after a serious collision at a Denver intersection. Contact the Tenge Law Firm, LLC, at (303) 665-2929 to talk about what you should do next with an experienced Denver personal injury lawyer.
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