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Keep Safe While Walking Urges Colorado Springs Injury Lawyers

Walking is inherently safer than driving. You can conclude that from the 2012 statistics that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration released for Colorado. Of the 472 traffic fatalities, only 76 involved pedestrian deaths. But that’s still too many deaths for a supposedly safer method of locomotion. If you want to avoid being part of the statistics for this year, …

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Motorcyclist Seriously Injured in Colorado Springs

All too often we are reminded of the dangers of driving on the roads, but occasionally we wince when we hear the details of some accidents. Recently in Colorado Springs a motorcyclist was run off the road and into a ditch by another driver…in a car. That is a scary thought and what makes it even worse is that our …

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Colorado Springs Work Safety Tips

Who has the most dangerous job in America? According to a list compiled by Business Insider, it may be a construction worker, a coal miner or even a roofer. But did you know you’re at risk for workplace injuries no matter where your job is? The U.S. Bureau of Labor reported that approximately 3.5 out of every 100 full-time workers …

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Pueblo Man Killed in Collision with Big Truck

A 21-year-old man was killed in a commercial truck accident early in the morning on Feb. 17, the Pueblo Chieftain reported. Pueblo County Coroner Jim Kramer told local news sources that the victim was Joseph Stephen Angeli of Pueblo. Angeli had been heading east on Santa Fe Drive when his vehicle ran into a trailer hitched to a diesel truck …

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Three Injured in Colorado Springs School Bus Crash

A Colorado Springs Christian Schools bus was involved in an accident last Wednesday afternoon. Woodland Park Police, Teller County Sheriff’s deputies, and the Ute Pass Regional Ambulance Service responded to the call. The bus driver failed to yield to oncoming traffic, made an illegal turn onto the eastbound lane of U.S. 24 and Aspen Garden Way, and was struck by …

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Your Old Christmas Lights Can Help Kids With Cancer

Ace Hardware’s Recycling Program for “Lights for Life” is going on from November 15 through February 15th. You can drop off holiday lights and extension cords at participating Colorado Springs Ace Hardware stores. Many stores will also accept fluorescent light bulbs, mercury-containing thermostats, used cell phones, and rechargeable batteries for recycling. The money raised from this recycling effort will go …

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Deadly Colorado Fire Caused by Christmas Lights

Four mobile homes were burned from a fire started by an outlet overloaded with Christmas lights at the Crest Mobile Estates, according to the Fountain Fire Department. The blaze originated from a home at 512 Windsor Lane around 2:00 a.m. after the family had spent the night wrapping presents and decorating the Christmas tree. The fire claimed the life of …