DUI Related Crash Kills Fort Collins Woman – Colorado Personal Injury Attorney

9news.com is reporting that a woman who has been charged with “vehicular homicide, vehicular assault, leaving the scene of an accident, and DUI” after a July 5 crash had a blood alcohol level of 0.252, over five times the legal limit. The woman is believed to have been traveling around 75 mph in the wrong direction on I-25 before crashing head-on into another car without breaking. The crashed killed a Fort Collins woman and left her friend injured.

Nearly half of all car crash fatalities in Colorado over the last decade have involved alcohol. According to alcoholalert.com, between 2000 and 2008 there were close to 6,000 traffic fatalities in the state and nearly 2,300 of those involved alcohol.

To be injured or lose a loved one in a crash involving a drunk driver is a tragedy. An experienced and knowledgeable personal injury lawyer can help you find justice. For a free consultation with a Denver personal injury lawyer contact the Norton Law Offices at (720) 600-4670.

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