Colorado Springs, CO – One Trapped Under Semi-Truck Following Crash on S Powers Blvd near Milton E Proby Parkway

Colorado Springs, CO (May 3, 2023) – A crash involving an Amazon truck took place in the Colorado Springs area on Sunday morning that left two people injured.

The accident was reported at approximately 1:15 a.m. on April 16.

Reports provided by the Colorado Springs Fire Department show that a collision between a car and an Amazon truck took place on South Powers Boulevard in the area near East Proby Parkway. The car became wedged underneath the Amazon truck, with one person trapped inside.

The victim had to be extricated by firefighters. The trapped victim and a second person both suffered injuries as a result of the accident. The two victims were transported to area hospitals for emergency medical care.

The Colorado Springs Police Department is investigating the incident.

We hope the two injured victims in this crash recover quickly. Our warmest thoughts are with them.

Truck Accidents in Colorado 

Road accidentTruck accidents leave thousands of people injured across the United States every year. We see countless instances where people are hurt as a result of truck accidents caused by negligent and reckless drivers. Speeding, drowsiness, and impairment are just some of the reasons for truck accidents that top the list. Unfortunately, we see a significant number of people hurt in preventable accidents and forced to deal with overwhelming consequences.

If you have been injured as a result of a truck accident, there are several parties who can be held liable for your resulting injuries and damages. In Colorado, victims can file personal injury claims against:

  • Maintenance and repair companies
  • Government entities responsible for road design or maintenance
  • Truck owners
  • Truck drivers
  • Trucking companies
  • Manufacturers of truck parts or components
  • Other drivers involved in the accident
  • Cargo loaders and distributors

The specific party that you file your lawsuit against will depend on the circumstances surrounding your accident. Therefore, a thorough investigation of the accident is critical. Reaching out to our Colorado Springs truck accident lawyers can help to ensure you have the strongest case possible against the negligent parties.

Our dedicated legal team at Burg Simpson will thoroughly investigate your crash to determine the cause and who is liable. Our team will then take appropriate measures to ensure the negligent parties are held accountable and that you are able to get justice. A personal injury lawsuit can provide you with financial relief for a variety of damages you face. Some of the damages that you can recover following your accident include:

  • Lost wages and income
  • Medical expenses
  • Emotional distress
  • Loss of enjoyment of life
  • Property damage
  • Pain and suffering
  • Loss of consortium
  • Punitive damages

We encourage you to reach out to our Colorado personal injury law firm as soon as possible. Our team will be able to start working on your case in building a strong claim against the negligent parties. We will help you seek the maximum compensation possible for these and other damages you face. Contact our law firm today by calling 888-895-2080 to get started on protecting your legal rights and getting justice.

Note: The information that was utilized in this post was gathered from the use of secondary sources. This information used has not been confirmed or independently verified. If you locate any information that is not correct, please contact our firm as soon as possible so that we can make the appropriate corrections. If you find any information that is false, we will remove or correct the post immediately after it is brought to our attention.

Disclaimer: As a valued member of the community, BurgSimpson’s goal is to improve the safety for all. These posts should not be viewed as a solicitation for business and the information included herein should not be taken as medical or legal advice. The photos used in this post are not representative of the actual accident scene.

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