Denver Police are working to get to the bottom of a crash which sent a car 50 feet inside a retail store in near, according to CBS Denver. Around noon, a driver whose car was parked says that she accidentally pushed the gas pedal instead of the brake, and she drove into the Cost Plus store on Cross Dr. near Southwest Plaza Mall. Fortunately, no one was hurt, even though the car apparently did not immediately stop upon entering the store, continuing until it was well inside. The driver, who was taken to Denver Health Medical Center, did not appear to be seriously injured. She is being investigated for DUI and careless driving.
Have you been involved in a serious car accident in Denver? Contact an experienced car accident attorney today to discuss your options.
Each year, according to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, there are over 5.5 million car accidents in the United States. While the vast majority of them, roughly 4 million, result in property damage only, with no injuries, some of these result in very large amounts of damage, including structural damage to homes and other buildings. In addition to the huge amounts of property damage that may result, well over $40 billion every year, there are also over 1.5 million auto accidents that result in injury and over 30,000 fatal motor vehicle accidents annually.
Contact an experienced auto accident attorney immediately to discuss your options if you or a loved one have been seriously injured, or have had major damage to your property, caused by another driver’s negligent actions. Accidents happen, they are a part of life, but many of the traffic accidents that occur every year are needless and preventable, caused by one or more drivers failing to observe caution, common sense, or traffic laws. If you have been victim to one of these accidents, a knowledgeable auto accident lawyer may be able to help you collect financial compensation for present and future medical bills, property damage, lost wages, and more. Many personal injury lawyers work on a contingent fee basis, which means that you pay them a fee only after they successfully recover money for you. For more information, call a auto accident attorney today.