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Berlin – Hit-And-Run Suspect Identified

State officials just released the identity of a motorist involved in a recent hit-and-run incident in Berlin.

At approximately 5:15 a.m. on October 2, 54-year-old Marie Ahern of Middletown was on the southbound side of Route 9, near Exit 23 (Christian Lane), when she was struck by a 2014 Toyota Corolla being driven by 76-year-old Joseph Lamontagne of Cheshire. Ahern sustained critical injuries in the crash and was pronounced dead on-site. Lamontagne fled the area instead of stopping. State police eventually tracked down and apprehended the suspect who is currently cooperating with authorities. This case is still under investigation. Officials will release updates when appropriate.

Hit-and-run incidents still occur despite people knowing that fleeing accident sites will only make things worse for suspects. Obviously, these culprits have to brought to justice. That said, people who are injured in similar situations should also be aware of their own legal options. With the help of expert counsel, aggrieved parties can pursue avenues that can help them find closure.

If you or someone you care about was injured in an accident, you may need help navigating the complex challenges of paying for your medical bills, recouping your lost wages, and regaining your quality of life. The Connecticut attorneys with Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers can help you through this process, working to hold the responsible party accountable for the pain and suffering you have had to endure. Call 800-PERKINS for a free consultation with a lawyer today.

Note: Our blog reports on a variety of sensitive stories with the goal of raising awareness of accidents and the repercussions they can have. We use real news articles as our sources. Should a story be updated or a post on our site be inaccurate, please let us know so we can update our post. Our blog is not intended to be read as legal advice.

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