Champion cyclist Gwen Inglis, 46, killed after being struck by allegedly drunk driver while riding bike on West Alameda Parkway in Lakewood, Colorado
Champion cyclist killed in crash, driver arrested on suspicion of DUI
LPD said Inglis was riding eastbound in the bike lane on West Alameda Parkway between South McIntyre Street and South Indiana Street about 10 a.m. when a driver heading east on Alameda drifted into the bike lane and hit her.
Cyclist Killed By Suspected Drunk Driver: Hundreds Attend Ghost Bike Dedication For Gwen Inglis
Erffmeyer Inglis was well known in the Colorado cycling community and is remembered as a beautiful person, wife, friend and fierce competitor.
Driver who killed champion cyclist sentenced to 8 years
Ryan Montoya pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide - DUI in the May 2021 death of Gwen Inglis in Lakewood.
Colorado jury awards $353 million to husband of beloved cyclist killed by drunken driver
In the civil trial, the six-member jury on Tuesday awarded Inglis $100 million in non-economic damages, for pain and suffering; $3 million in economic damages, for the loss of Gwen’s income; and $250 million in punitive damages.
After a serious or fatal bicycle accident, take these steps to help the recovery process
When someone is seriously injured in a bicycle accident, the first days and weeks are spent getting medical treatment and dealing with the new reality of injuries, pain, lost work, and disruption to normal life. When someone dies in a crash, family members are forced to deal with grief, anger, and loss as they struggle to move forward.
After a serious or fatal bicycle collision, an injured person, or the family left behind, incur damages including the cost of current and future medical expenses, lost work and wages, pain and suffering, and loss of enjoyment of life. When the crash is caused by a negligent driver, there may be financial recovery available for the victims.
Go here to learn how to protect the legal rights of bicycle accident victims and their families.
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