Driving is a privilege, not a right. The majority of drivers in Colorado pay attention to the rules of the road and do what they can to avoid an accident. Unfortunately, there are those who, for whatever reason, ignore the rules of the road and sometimes cause car accidents as a result.
Roadways can be dangerous for drivers, especially when outside, preventable factors play a role. Such is the case in car accidents when a driver is under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
One Colorado couple feels lucky to be alive after a trailer from a semi truck fell from an overpass and landed on their car. Witnesses were amazed when the couple came clamoring out of the rubble, largely unscathed. The brief relief likely dissipated when the rest of the truck fell and exploded, killing the truck driver.
An elderly woman died after colliding with another vehicle on May 13 in Loveland. The 86-year-old woman from Fort Collins was driving her Oldsmobile sedan when she rear-ended a Ford SUV that was stopped at a red light on Eisenhower Boulevard and Cascade. The crash was one of the more serious car accidents in recent Loveland history. The driver of the Ford SUV was a 44-year-old man from Loveland.