In Clear Creek Canyon shortly after 1 p.m. on the afternoon of Friday, December 20th, both directions of U.S. 6 were shut down for over five hours after a fatal accident between a semi-truck and a Toyota 4Runner.
Based on video of the scene of the accident, the semi-truck was going around a bend between Interstate 70 and CO 119, when it appears that it’s trailer tipped over onto the SUV.
The driver of the 4Runner died at the scene of the accident, while the semi-truck driver was uninjured. Police are investigating to determine exactly what happened.
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If you or a loved one were injured in a commercial vehicle accident with a semi truck, big rig or 18 wheeler, it is important to seek legal counsel as soon as you are able. An attorney will need to investigate the details surrounding the accident to be able to determine whether or not the trucking company involved violated any of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations. If they did, you may be entitled to fair compensation for your injuries and loss.
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