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How Are Authorities Fighting the Spike in Fatal Pedestrian Crashes?

Another Aurora pedestrian has lost their life in an automobile vs. pedestrian incident. This has been an unfortunate trend in Colorado over the past few years, and the authorities are tired of it. The police and traffic authorities all over the state have launched programs to try to curb this growing epidemic. But will their efforts be met with success? Fighting Colorado’s Spike in Fatal Pedestrian Crashes At around 5:30 pm on August 6th, a truck towing a camping trailer backed into a sedan in a parking lot. The driver left the scene but stopped on East Mexico Avenue after being followed by the sedan. When the sedan driver and his wife stepped out to confront the other driver, the woman was struck by the camping trailer. She was then dragged several blocks. First responders took the woman to the hospital, but her injuries were too severe. The truck driver…
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How Did a Parker Daycare Center Cause Chemical Burns on Two Little Boys?

When a Parker mother arrived at the daycare to pick up her son, she was met by a teacher at the door. The teacher informed the woman that her child and another boy had gotten into a marker fight. That’s when the boy told his mother that his throat hurt. An abrasion on the boy’s neck seemed harmless at first, but the family would soon learn that it was a chemical burn. That wasn’t the only discovery this boy’s parent would make. Chemical Burns at a Daycare Center Start a Colorado Lawsuit The other boy involved in the marker fight was also experiencing pain. Red marks under the other boy’s eyes eventually scabbed over. A pediatrician told the boy’s parents that he had also sustained chemical burns. The parents of the two boys confronted the daycare about the injuries, and eventually the school let them see video footage of what…
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Should the State of Colorado Pay for a Deadly Mine Shaft Crash?

On Forest Service Road 456.1, two men and a woman were driving through the forest in a Korean War-era truck. As the trio came upon a fork in the road, they changed course to follow the southward spur. However, they could not have anticipated the deadly mine shaft crash that would follow that course correction. Now the United States government and Colorado may be liable for what happened. Who Is Responsible After a Deadly Mine Shaft Crash? As they pulled up on the fork, a pile of branches and limbs partially blocked the northern path, forcing the trio to head southward. What the couldn’t have known is that over a mound of dirt on that southern path was a 22 to 25-foot-deep mining shaft. The truck summited the mound and then careened down the hole. The old truck they were riding in had no seatbelts, so the passengers were thrown…
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