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1 Dead, Multiple Injured in Airport Shuttle Crash


One person is dead and several others are injured after an airport shuttle collided with another vehicle on Interstate 25 near Firestone, Colorado.

About the Fatal Airport Shuttle Crash

According to ABC 9 News, the fatal crash occurred Tuesday around 8:30 am near mile marker 239. Early reports indicate the van struck a sedan, went into the median, and rolled at least once before coming to a rest.

One man was ejected from the shuttle van and was pronounced dead at the scene. Five other people from the van were taken to the hospital with minor to moderate injuries.

The driver of the sedan was not injured.

One of the northbound lanes was closed as a result of the crash, and the incident remains under investigation.

National Traffic Accident Statistics

According to the latest available data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA):

  • 35,485 people were killed in auto accidents in the United States in 2016, marking a 5.6-percent increase from 2015.
  • Of those killed in auto accidents in 2016:
    • 22,639 were occupants of passenger vehicles
    • 5,495 were pedestrians
    • 5,029 were motorcyclists
    • 829 were pedalcyclists
    • 665 were occupants of large trucks
    • 235 were listed as other or unknown
  • Injury estimates for the year have not yet been made available.

Contact an Experienced Auto Accident Attorney

If you or a loved one have been injured in a car crash, contact Thomas J. Henry. Our experienced auto accident attorneys have experience handling a multitude of injury accidents, no matter how severe the crash or injury. You may be entitled to compensation for your damages if another driver acted negligently. Our firm has the experienced lawyers and financial resources that you need to achieve the real results you deserve.

Our firm has offices in Corpus ChristiSan AntonioAustin, and Houston, serving clients across Texas and nationwide. Call us today for a free case review — attorneys are available 24/7, nights and weekends. If you cannot make it to our office, we can visit you at your home, in the hospital, or at work.

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