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Old Saybrook – Two Hospitalized After Highway Incident

Two people were seriously injured in Old Saybrook last Sunday.

The accident occurred on the northbound side of Route 9 (Chester Bowles Highway), between exits 2 and 3. A vehicle with two occupants was traveling on that route when it hit a deer that suddenly crossed the highway. According to local officials, the two occupants of the vehicle were injured in the crash and were immediately transported to the hospital for further evaluation and treatment. Other details pertinent to the incident have yet to be provided by authorities.

Highway accidents have to be studied thoroughly to establish accountability/liability. While the cause of this specific incident might seem obvious enough, authorities will still investigate all possibilities before making a conclusion. Studying these unusual cases is important because if ever we or our loved ones are involved in similar incidents, we will be aware of our rights and options as motorists.

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.


Westport – Injuries After Two-Car Crash

A driver was hospitalized in Westport yesterday morning.

A crash occurred at the intersection of Catamount Road and Easton Road (Route 136) at around 8:00 a.m. Authorities responded to reports of the crash and transported one of the drivers to Norwalk Hospital for treatment of injuries. According to police, one of the drivers did not heed the stop sign at the intersection, causing the accident and damaging both vehicles. The identities of those involved and other details relevant to the investigation have yet to be released by officials.

Motorists who are injured because of other people’s negligence or reckless behavior have a strong case for filing damage/compensation claims. Consulting a legal expert in this field can be beneficial in this case.

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.


Colchester – Fatal Injuries After Car Crash

A fatal car crash took place in Colchester last Sunday afternoon.

The accident occurred on Route 354 (Deep River Road), near its intersection with Stanavage Road. According to police investigators, 82-year-old Joan Jansson was driving south when her vehicle suddenly swerved, crossed the median and drove off the left side of the road, hitting a tree at the Stanavage Road junction. Jansson sustained fatal injuries in the crash. Authorities are still investigating the cause of the incident.

Single-vehicle accidents are investigated thoroughly because if negligence, DUI or general reckless behavior can be eliminated, then other possibilities, such as product/vehicle defects, can also be considered. Taking note of this type of accident is important because we need to understand our rights as motorists if ever we are involved in similar incidents.

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.


East Haven – Interstate Crash Causes Delays

A multi-vehicle crash closes a part of the interstate in East Haven last Sunday.

The accident occurred on the southbound side of I-95 crossing East Haven, near exit 51. According to the state Department of Transportation, a multi-vehicle crash has resulted in injuries. The southbound lanes of the highway were closed immediately after the incident, causing delays stretching back to exit 48. The identities of those involved and other pertinent information have yet to be provided by authorities.

Highway accidents typically cause serious injuries to motorists, so investigating these incidents promptly is important. That said, if negligence, reckless behavior or DUI are established in this situation, aggrieved parties would be entitled to file compensation/damage claims with the help of expert legal counsel.

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.


Wallingford – Distracted Driver Hits Motorcycle

A collision in Wallingford yesterday morning results in injuries.

The accident occurred at the intersection of Christian and North Main Streets at approximately 9:30 a.m. According to police, a 2019 Chevrolet Equinox SUV was traveling east on Christian Street when the driver failed to stop at the intersection, hitting a motorcycle traveling south on North Main Street. The motorcyclist sustained a head injury in the crash and was transported by emergency crews to Yale-New Haven Hospital for treatment. Authorities are still investigating the incident.

Intersection accidents frequently occur when one or more parties fail to heed traffic rules in the area. Having said that, we need to be aware of this type of road accident if ever we or our loved ones are involved in similar incidents.

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.


North Stonington – Head-On Collision Causes Fatal Injuries

A head-on crash in North Stonington last Saturday evening results in fatal injuries.

The incident occurred on Pendleton Hill Road (Route 49), just north of its intersection with Puttker and Grindstone Hill Roads. 34-year-old Mindy Jones was driving her 2007 Toyota Camry south on Route 49 when she collided with a 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee being driven by 53-year-old Kathleen Laflamme. According to police, the crash occurred on the northbound lane of the road. Laflamme sustained minor injuries and was immediately transported to Westerly Hospital for treatment. Jones sustained serious injuries and was also taken to Westerly Hospital where she was pronounced dead a short time later. Authorities are still investigating the incident.

Head-on collisions almost always cause injuries to involved parties, so establishing accountability is imperative in this type of accident. That said, it pays to be aware of our rights and options as motorists if ever this happens to us or our loved ones. Consulting a legal expert can be useful in this situation.

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.


Stratford – Highway Crash Injures Several Motorists

Several people were injured in a highway accident in Stratford yesterday.

The incident occurred at approximately 12:35 p.m. on the southbound side of I-95 crossing Stratford, near exit 30. According to officials, a semitrailer hit a minivan with four occupants, injuring everyone involved. The crash also caused diesel fuel to spill from the truck onto the highway, forcing authorities to close several lanes of the highway for a few hours. Five people were transported to the hospital for further evaluation and treatment. The accident is still being investigated by officials.

Highway incidents like this one can typically cause serious injuries to motorists. Establishing liability/accountability is imperative in investigating these types of accidents because if negligence, DUI or reckless behavior is discovered, injured parties can file for compensation/damage claims.

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.


New Haven – Serious Injuries After Hit-And-Run

Two people were critically hurt in an accident in New Haven last Saturday.

The incident occurred at the intersection of Brookside Avenue and Wilmot Road. A vehicle carrying five passengers was making a turn at the intersection when it was struck by another vehicle reportedly carrying two people. Two passengers from the first vehicle were thrown off the car and onto the road, both sustaining critical injuries. The two occupants of the second vehicle fled the scene before respondents arrived, according to witnesses. Emergency crews immediately brought the victims to Yale-New Haven Hospital for further treatment. The event remains under investigation. Authorities are asking anyone with information about the incident or suspects to contact them as soon as possible.

Road accidents that result in injuries can entitle victims to file damage/compensation claims. Aggravating circumstances, such as hit-and-run, will only make their cases stronger. It pays to be aware of this if ever we or our loved ones are involved in similar road incidents.

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.


Danbury – Hit-And-Run On The Interstate

Two vehicles were involved in a hit-and-run incident in Danbury last Thursday morning.

The incident occurred on the westbound side of I-84 crossing Danbury, just before exit 4. At approximately 3:44 a.m., a 2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer collided with a 2018 Chevrolet Malibu, causing both vehicles to veer off the highway. The 41-year-old driver of the Malibu sustained injuries in the crash. The driver of the Trailblazer left the scene of the incident. 33-year-old Jesus Rosas and 34-year-old Jose Rosas, both from Ridgefield, remained with the Trailblazer and also sustained injuries. Officials had to close two lanes of the highway immediately after the incident, causing massive delays in the area. The area has since been cleared. The case is still being investigated. Authorities are asking anyone with information about the hit-and-run driver to contact them as soon as possible.

Accidents that cause injuries can be aggravated by hit-and-run cases, so bringing these suspects to justice is imperative. Studying these cases is important because we should be aware of our rights as motorists if ever we or our loved ones are involved in similar events.

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.


Fairfield – Several People Injured In Highway Crash

An early morning crash in Fairfield yesterday resulted in several injured people, including a state trooper.

The accident occurred at approximately 2:30 a.m. on I-95 crossing Fairfield, between exits 21 and 22. A state trooper stopped to assist a disabled car on the highway. A third vehicle crashed into the state trooper’s stopped car, which in turn lunged forward, hitting the disabled car in front of it. 29-year-old state trooper Gregory Sawicki was transported to Bridgeport Hospital for treatment. 32-year-old Joseph Buzzanca, the driver of the third vehicle, was sent to St. Vincent’s Medical Center for treatment of minor injuries. 25-year-old Carmen Cisneros and 22-year-old Jose Martin Guerrero, occupants of the disabled vehicle, were also transported to St. Vincent’s Medical Center for minor injuries.

Multiple-vehicle accidents are complicated to investigate, although in this case, the offending vehicle has been easy to identify. Studying this and other similar incidents can be beneficial because it helps us understand our rights and options as motorists. Consulting legal experts in this field can also be useful.

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.