In the past few weeks Colorado has seen a devastating amount of rain. Due to the extensive flooding caused by recent storms, thousands of individuals have been displaced and hundreds of homes and other structures have been lost. Major roads and thoroughfares have also suffered severe damage. Roads that have not been left underwater and still remain passable must be negotiated with caution due to sinkholes and other damage caused by rushing flood waters.
While the residents of Colorado have sustained the worst of the damage, weather conditions and road closures have also had a definite impact on the trucking industry. With I-25, I-70, U.S. Route 85 and other major routes experiencing damage and/or becoming increasingly congested, Wyoming and other cross-country truckers have seen major delays and have been forced to find alternate routes to get their loads to their intended destinations.
With more traffic being loaded onto fewer roads, there is no question that the chance for accidents will significantly increase. Frustration, driver distraction, confusion, mechanical breakdown, and various other circumstances are all capable of causing serious accidents and injuries.
If you or a loved one has been involved in a trucking accident in Wyoming or along one of the major highways or roads going in and out of the state, we strongly recommend you contact a personal injury lawyer at our firm immediately. No matter what caused the accident, our firm will be able to help you determine liability and will work diligently to see that the responsible parties are held accountable for their negligent actions. Our entire objective is to help you recover the maximum compensation possible compensation for your injuries and other damages. Contact The Robert Pahlke Law Group today for assistance.