Vail's Blue Sky Basin. (file photo: Vail Resorts)

Lawsuit Filed Over Collision on Vail Slopes

Denver, CO – A California woman filed a lawsuit on Thursday against a Pennsylvania man over a skier/snowboarder collision on the slopes of Vail that took place in January.

Vail's Blue Sky Basin. (file photo: Vail Resorts)
Vail’s Blue Sky Basin. (file photo: Vail Resorts)

Hsu Chiang Chou filed her lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Denver against Philip Moroco II. Chou contends that she was skiing on the intermediate Star Trail in Vail Mountain’s Blue Sky Basin on Jan. 17 when Moroco, who was snowboarding, plowed into her from behind.

Chou maintains that the accident left her with fractured ribs and a broken clavicle. She is seeking damages of at least $75,000.

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