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Bethel – Responders Recognized For Helping Crash Victim

Good samaritans were just commended by state officials for assisting a motorist who was injured in a crash in Bethel.

On June 14, a motorcyclist was traveling on I-84 West when he crashed near Exit 8. He sustained serious injuries, with severe bleeding on his left leg. He was waiting for responders to arrive and might have lost his life if not for the actions of individuals who happened to be near the crash site. Edward Bell of Southbury and Patrick Doherty of Sandy Hook voluntarily stopped to assist the injured rider, applying first aid to stop the bleeding. Responders eventually arrived and transported the victim to the hospital for treatment. The rider lost his leg from the knee down, but otherwise recovered from the incident. State officials recently commended Bell and Doherty, as well as other officials and civilians, for their diligence in responding to this and other incidents, saving people’s lives in the process.

The ability of people, public officials or otherwise, to respond to various road incidents cannot be overstated. The actions of these individuals have saved lives and should be commended. That said, people who are injured in any road-related accident should be aware of their legal options, particularly in cases where negligence has been identified. Legal experts can help victims create an appropriate course of action 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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