New Year’s Eve crash results in serious injuries, arrest

When a Golden area driver is on the roads, they expect that everyone drives safe and adheres to the laws. Unfortunately, there are many bad drivers on our roadways, risking the lives of everyone they meet. An unfortunate accident occurred on New Year’s Eve that resulted in serious injuries.

Serious car accident occurred on New Year’s Eve

A New Year’s Eve crash in Lakewood has resulted in three people being seriously injured and one person under arrest. The crash occurred on West Alameda Ave. near South Vance St. The driver in a Toyota FJ Cruiser was on West Alameda when he crashed into several cars and then head on into a truck at the intersection of West Alameda and South Vance. One person was ejected from their vehicle and three people were taken to the hospital with serious injuries. The driver of the Toyota tried to leave the scene of the crash but was stopped by onlookers. He is now facing felony charges and drugs and speed are believed to be contributors to the crash.

Personal injury attorney can help victim and their family

No one expects their loved one is going to be seriously injured in a car crash. Families who are facing this event can feel overwhelmed with the circumstances. Victims of car accidents can suffer severe injuries that never heal, and expenses can be significant burden. A legal professional who is skilled in personal injury can help their client understand what happened to cause the car accident and who is at fault. Compensation may be available for medical expenses, future medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering and other damages.

No one expects they will be the victim of a car accident due to no fault of their own. Those who have suffered in a car accident have the legal right to hold the negligent party responsible for their mistake.