People must be as cautious driving at night as they are during the day. Even though there are fewer cars on the road in the late evening or early morning hours, vehicle crashes can be just as deadly.
Yesterday, in the pre-dawn darkness in Weld County, two semi-trucks collided resulting the death of one driver and injuries to the other driver. The crash happened on the northbound side of US 85 at Weld County Road 8 and closed the roadways due to the resulting fatality and fuel spill. The investigation by the Fort Lupton police indicates that the first truck was driving westbound on County Road 8 and headed across US 85. The driver then stopped the truck for other traffic but the trailer was sticking out into the northbound lanes of travel. The second truck, which was a fuel tanker hauling 4,000 gallons of fuel, was driving north on US 85 and hit the trailer of the first truck. The driver of this second truck died in this wreck.
Even if traffic seems light and the roads seem free of obstruction, all drivers must be careful and stay vigilant to avoid problems that may show up when other drivers are not paying attention to the rules of the road. We at Klein Frank, P.C. ask that everyone be careful, stay alert, and always wear your seatbelt so that you can arrive at your destination safely.
If you have been injured in a car accident caused by someone else, Klein Frank, P.C. is prepared to fight for the compensation you and your family deserve so that you can get your life back on track. With dozens of years of experience handling car crash cases, big and small, we have the knowledge, skill, and resources necessary to assist you with your case.
Contact Klein Frank, P.C. at (303) 622-3876 today to learn more about how we can help. Initial consultations are provided free of charge.