Vehicular Homicide and Assault Charges in Denver: Your Guide

Even though most of us use them every single day, motor vehicles are one of the most dangerous creations that humanity has ever designed. We take thousands of pounds of machinery and send it hurtling down roads at high speeds. Because of this, serious accidents – even deadly ones – are not a matter of if, but when. It’s the reason why people have to take classes and pass tests in order to get behind the wheel. Driving is a [...]

When Does Colorado File Vehicular Assault Charges?

Vehicular assault is a serious offense in Colorado, and the consequences can be severe. A recent news story that illustrates this is the case of a Colorado Springs man charged with vehicular assault after a crash that injured two people. According to reports, the man was driving under the influence when he crashed into a vehicle, causing severe injuries to the driver and passenger. The man was arrested at the scene and charged with vehicular assault, DUI, and other related [...]

Your Guide to Colorado Vehicular Homicide and Vehicular Assault

Accidents, especially involving vehicles, happen. It’s a part of the risk everyone accepts when they get behind the wheel. But when someone in a vehicle strikes and harms another, or kills them, then it’s more than just a simple accident in the eyes of the law.

In certain situations, injuring or killing another person in an accident may be a crime. In Colorado, vehicular assault or vehicular homicide may come into play.

Below, we’ll cover what you need to know [...]

Your Guide to Vehicular Homicide and Assault in Denver

Accidents happen. But when someone strikes and hurts – or even kills – another person with a car, it can be more than just an accident.

You find examples of these tragedies almost anywhere. For example, this year a man in Lakewood  got behind the wheel while intoxicated. He was charged with vehicular homicide after he hit and killed a cyclist.

Still, when does an incident turn from an accident into something more, like vehicular assault or homicide? Read on [...]