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Hamden – Injuries After Car Crashes Into Store

Two people were hospitalized following a crash in Hamden late yesterday afternoon.

At around 4:46 p.m., fire and EMS crews were dispatched to 852 Dixwell Avenue after receiving reports of a crash in the area. According to responders, a vehicle swerved off the roadway and crashed into a laundromat. The driver of the vehicle and one person inside the establishment were injured in the incident and taken to the hospital by paramedics. No word yet on whether or not other vehicles were involved in the accident. The crash is currently under investigation. More information, including the identities of everyone involved, will be provided when appropriate.

Most cases where vehicles unexpectedly crash into buildings or other roadside structures don’t have immediately obvious causes. While driver error can be blamed in some of these cases, there have also been instances of vehicle defects/failures causing similar events in the past. Of course, authorities will look at all possibilities before making a conclusion. This will not only bring culprits to justice, but also allow injured parties to seek damages in cases where negligence played a part.

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.


Waterbury – Rush-Hour Highway Crash

A vehicle accident blocked a portion of the highway in Waterbury late yesterday afternoon.

The incident was reported to authorities at approximately 5:36 p.m. and occurred on the southbound lanes of Route 8, about a quarter of a mile past Exit 30 (Washington Avenue). Authorities have yet to specify the number of vehicles and motorists affected by the crash, but injuries were reported and road crews had to cordon off a section of the highway to allow responders to tend to people at the crash site. All lanes were eventually cleared of all obstructions just 40 minutes later. The incident is currently under investigation. Officials have yet to identify anyone and will do so, as well as provide other details, when appropriate.

Officials are always prepared to deal with most road incidents, thus the need to follow established protocols when processing crash sites. Blocking off these high-risk areas will allow responders to safely assist motorists injured in various incidents, as well as allow investigators to collect evidence if necessary. In all cases, though, establishing liability and bringing responsible parties to justice are the primary objectives. These will have the secondary benefit of allowing injured/aggrieved parties to file for damages if deemed appropriate by legal experts.

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.


Groton – Nighttime Vehicle Accident

Authorities responded to a highway crash in Groton yesterday evening.

At around 9:08 p.m., emergency responders converged on the northbound lanes of I-95 after a crash occurred about a fifth of a mile before Exit 87 (Route 349). Road crews had to block off the accident site to allow officials to tend to motorists injured in the incident. No word yet on the number of vehicles and people involved, but it only took responders less than half an hour to clear all lanes of obstructions. Authorities are currently investigating the incident and will release more info as they become available.

Blocking off accident sites, particularly at night, is mandatory to reduce the risk of passing vehicles hitting emergency responders and other personnel. That said, an important part of processing crash scenes is accurately identifying their causes. Responsible parties must be brought to justice so that roads can be made safer for everyone. As an added benefit, investigating these incidents will allow injured parties to file for damages in cases where negligence is involved and with the help of legal experts.

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 – Multi-Vehicle Collision

A multiple-vehicle accident occurred in Fairfield yesterday evening.

The crash was reported at approximately 7:24 p.m. and involved three vehicles, including a pickup truck that was discovered traveling in the wrong direction. Injuries were also reported, and paramedics were dispatched to Kings Highway to assist motorists affected by the incident. The crash resulted in heavy delays in an area in front of the Cumberland Farms. The incident is currently under investigation, and authorities will release more info, including the identities of everyone involved, when appropriate.

One vehicle has already been identified/suspected in causing this particular accident. That said, investigators will always study all possibilities before making their conclusions in this and other cases. It’s obviously important to accurately establish liability so that culprits can be brought to justice. What’s less obvious are the legal avenues that victims of these crashes can explore, particularly if negligence played a part in any of these cases.

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

An accident blocked off a portion of the highway in Stratford late yesterday evening.

A crash occurred on the northbound lanes of I-95, about a fifth of a mile before Exit 33 (Ferry Boulevard), at approximately 9:30 p.m. Emergency crews dispatched to the crash site discovered injuries after a vehicle accident involving a still-unspecified number of vehicles. Paramedics were called in to assist those affected by the incident — all motorists involved have since been accounted for. Authorities are investigating the cause of the incident and have yet to identify anyone pending the results of their inquiry. This story will be updated as soon as officials release more info.

Authorities will always follow established protocols when dealing with road accidents. The first goal would always be to secure crash sites so that involved parties can be assisted properly, followed by a thorough investigation of these incidents. The second point is of particular interest to aggrieved parties because identifying accident culprits will allow them to explore legal options that can help them cope and 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.


Meriden – Vehicle Falls On Owner

A man was killed by his car in Meriden last Saturday morning.

Authorities received calls from bystanders who witnessed a man crushed by his own car while working on it. 31-year-old Milton Rodriquez was attempting to change a flat tire on his vehicle when the jack he used failed. The vehicle then rolled towards Rodriguez, trapping him under the car. People who witnessed the incident worked together to lift the vehicle and free the man. Responders transported Rodriguez to the hospital where he died from his injuries. Officials have investigated the incident and have not discovered any foul play or ill-intent.

This case doesn’t present any evidence that indicates the involvement of other parties and was ruled an accident. Studying this and other similar cases can be useful because it highlights many of the possibilities that can result in injuries or deaths. There have been instances in the past of product/vehicle failures resulting in injuries, so these factors should not be overlooked. The bottom line: victims or next of kin involved in incidents resulting in serious injuries or deaths may have legal avenues at their disposal. Pursuing them with the help of legal experts can be a viable course of action under appropriate circumstances.

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.


Bridgeport – Officer Injured In Crash

A K9 police officer and her animal companion were injured in a crash in Bridgeport late Sunday evening.

At approximately 10:17 p.m., Officer Marie Yetti was patrolling near the intersection of State and Yale Streets when her cruiser was hit by a 2008 Chevrolet Equinox driven by 25-year-old Marie Zalaveta. Emergency responders quickly converged at the scene to assist all parties involved and immediately transported Officer Yetti to St. Vincent’s Medical Center for evaluation and treatment. Her animal companion, Uno, a German Shepherd, was also injured in the crash, though the extent of his injuries has yet to be determined. Zalaveta was also hurt in the incident but refused to be treated on-site or be taken to the hospital. According to officials, Zalaveta claimed she stopped prior to crossing the intersection. But according to traffic footage at the intersection, she failed to do so. Zalaveta is now facing several charges related to the crash.

There have been many cases similar to this, of motorists causing accidents because of ignoring traffic signs. As examples of reckless or negligent behavior, these cases may allow injured parties to explore and pursue legal avenues that can help them cope and find closure. Legal experts can study their cases and determine suitable courses of action.

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.


Newtown – Rush-Hour Highway Crash

Officials responded to reports of a highway crash in Newtown late yesterday afternoon.

At around 5:30 p.m., emergency crews were dispatched to the eastbound lanes of I-84 and discovered a vehicle accident near Exit 11 (Wasserman Way). The crash site was quickly cordoned off to allow responders to assist everyone injured in the incident. No word yet on the number of vehicles and people affected. It took a while for authorities to process and clear the site due to various circumstances involved. The accident site was cleared of all obstructions at approximately 7:00 p.m. The crash is currently under investigation. Updates will be provided as soon as authorities release more info.

It’s not uncommon for accidents to occur on major thoroughfares like I-84 during rush hours. Preventing these accidents require authorities to accurately identify crash causes/culprits so that issues that result in crashes can be addressed. These things said, motorists should also be aware of their options if involved in similar situations. In incidents where negligence is discovered, injured parties may have the option of seeking damages as deemed appropriate by legal experts.

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 Milford – DUI Charge In Crash

A motorist is facing several charges, including DUI, following a crash in New Milford last Friday.

At around 12:55 a.m., 32-year-old Kyle J. Buys was driving his 2012 Honda Civic on Danbury Road when he rear-ended a police cruiser. The officer operating the cruiser sustained injuries and was treated on-site by responding EMS personnel. The investigation that followed discovered that Buys was under the influence at the time of the collision. He was immediately taken into custody and is now facing several charges related to the incident. He is scheduled to appear in court on October 30.

In practically all instances, driving under the influence will only aggravate cases against motorists. Authorities are always focused on preventing these incidents, and identifying suspects/culprits is an important part of this process. As an additional benefit, people who are injured due to these negligent actions can pursue legal avenues that can help them find closure. With the help of legal experts, filing for damages can be a beneficial course of action.

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.


Trumbull – Late Evening Highway Crash

Several vehicles collided on the highway in Trumbull late yesterday evening.

At approximately 10:22 p.m., reports came in of a multiple-vehicle collision on the northbound lanes of Route 8. Fire and EMS crews converged on an area near Exit 11 (Huntington Road) and discovered four vehicles that had collided, resulting in injuries. Medical personnel have since assisted everyone affected by the crash, but no word yet on the number of motorists involved and how many were taken to the hospital. The area was temporarily blocked off while various road crews cleared the site of all obstructions. The incident is currently under investigation. Officials will release more info, including the identities of those involved, when appropriate.

Road accidents involving several vehicles can be challenging to process and clear, and the nature of these incidents can also make identifying their causes difficult. That said, authorities would always have the necessary resources to deal with these unfortunate events. This is important if culprits are to be brought to justice and injured parties given opportunities to cope and 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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