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Madison – SUV Rollover Crash Causes Fatal Injuries

A teenager died after a rollover crash in Madison last Saturday evening.

The incident occurred at approximately 7:10 p.m. near the ticket booth of the Hammonasset Beach State Park. An SUV with six occupants, including the driver, rolled over near the park entrance. The accident threw two people from the SUV. One of the passengers, 18-year-old Nicolas Proto, sustained serious injuries in the crash and was pronounced dead at the hospital. Four other occupants were transported to the hospital for treatment of injuries. Authorities are investigating the accident.

Single-vehicle accidents are investigated thoroughly to determine if negligence, DUI or reckless behavior are involved. If these factors are eliminated, then authorities explore other possibilities such as product/vehicle defects. It pays to take note of these situations because we need to be aware of our legal 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.


Wallingford – Tanker Crash On Highway

Heavy delays have resulted from a tanker crash in Wallingford yesterday.

The accident occurred on the southbound side of I-91 crossing Wallingford, between exits 15 and 14. Injuries have been reported by officials, and two left lanes were closed immediately following the crash. Heavy delays stretching back to exit 14 have also been reported. The identities of those involved and additional details about the incident have yet to be disclosed by authorities.

Highway accidents involving trucks/large vehicles almost always cause road delays and motorist injuries. It’s important to take note of the details surrounding these types of road accidents because if we or our loved ones are ever involved in similar events, we will be aware of our rights and legal 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.


Berlin – Injuries After Truck Crashes Into Bridge

An accident involving a pickup truck happened in Berlin last Tuesday morning.

The crash occurred at approximately 11:15 a.m. on Farmington Avenue (Route 372). A white pickup truck was running along the highway when it crashed into a bridge, injuring its driver. Fire crews arrived at the scene and transported the victim to the hospital for further evaluation and treatment. The vehicle incurred major damage and had to be towed from the accident scene. Additional details pertinent to the case have yet to be disclosed by officials.

There have been many cases in the past where single-vehicle incidents were caused by defective machinery/vehicles. Though this case is still being investigated, studying it is important because if we or our loved ones are ever involved in these types of situations, we will know what our rights and legal options are.

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.


Easton – SUV Crashes Into Utility Pole

An accident involving an SUV happened in Easton last Monday.

The incident occurred on North Street. According to officials, an SUV swerved off the road, hitting a telephone pole. Respondents quickly arrived at the scene and closed the road. The vehicle incurred heavy damage, while the occupant sustained injuries. The identity of the driver and additional details have yet to be released by officials.

Single-vehicle accidents like this one can still cause injuries to responsible motorists, so product/vehicle defects also have to be considered. Taking note of this and other similar cases are important because if ever this happens to us or our loved ones, we know what our options are.

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.


Guilford – Students Injured In Collision

Students were injured after an accident that happened in Guilford last Friday morning.

The accident occurred near 4700 Durham Road (Route 77) and involved a school bus carrying nine students and a pickup truck. According to officials, the pickup truck crashed into the left side of the bus, forcing it off the road and into a large tree. Emergency crews quickly arrived at the scene and immediately transported five students and the bus driver to the hospital for evaluation and treatment of injuries. The pickup truck driver refused treatment by medical crews. Authorities are still investigating the incident.

Accidents with multiple injuries need to be investigated thoroughly to determine if DUI, reckless driving or negligence are involved, in which case victims and their families can file for personal injury 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.


Trumbull – Entrapment After Pole Crash

A truck driver was trapped after his vehicle crashed into a pole last Tuesday.

At around 1:30 a.m., emergency crews were dispatched to an accident that occurred on Tashua Road near Kent Lane. A truck was running along Tashua Road when it hit a utility pole, snapping it and trapping the driver inside the vehicle. The driver, an 18-year-old Monroe resident, had to be extricated from his vehicle by emergency crews. He sustained injuries from the crash and was immediately transported to Bridgeport Hospital for further evaluation and treatment.

Vehicle entrapments usually involve serious injuries, so investigating these types of accidents is imperative. It’s also important to determine if product/vehicle defects could have caused these incidents, in which case victims could file for damage/compensation 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.


Waterbury – Crash Still Being Investigated

Authorities are still investigating a crash that killed one and injured two others in Waterbury.

The incident occurred on Berkeley Avenue at around 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, the 8th of May. Emergency crews quickly arrived at the scene and discovered a crashed SUV that was traveling south when the incident happened. The vehicle swerved into a parked car and rolled over several times before coming to a stop. The driver, an 18-year-old girl, died on the spot, while her two companions, another 18-year-old girl and a 17-year-old boy, sustained serious injuries and had to be transported to the hospital for treatment. The identities of those involved have not been disclosed by officials. Authorities continue to ask anyone with information about the incident to contact them as soon as possible.

With the help of witnesses and anyone who can provide information, open cases like this one will eventually be completed by authorities. It’s important to take note of these types of cases because establishing accountability will help victims and their families achieve closure. It’s also imperative to determine liabilities because under Connecticut laws, injuries or deaths caused by negligence, reckless behavior or DUI can entitle involved parties to file compensation 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.


East Hartford – Truckers In Crash Identified

The two drivers who were killed in the fiery I-84 crash last Monday morning have now been identified.

The crash involved a school bus and several tractor-trailers. The bus did not have any passengers. The incident occurred on I-84 crossing East Hartford and caused a massive closure of the highway. According to investigators, 52-year-old Norman Bliss of Etters, Pa. was driving his truck when he was unable to slow down for traffic in front of him. His vehicle hit a school bus driven by 67-year-old Verlean Douglas of Winsor, which then hit another truck, pushing it to hit a fourth vehicle. The truck driven by Bliss caught fire that spread to all the vehicles in the pile. Both Bliss and Douglas died in the accident, while the two other drivers were not hurt. Officials are still investigating the accident.

Additional details have surfaced regarding this accident. Eventually, authorities will be able to determine with certainty the cause of this incident. It’s important to determine this because injuries or fatalities caused by DUI, negligence or reckless driving can be grounds for a damage/compensation claim.

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.


West Haven – Truck Accident On I-95

Motorists experienced heavy traffic on I-95 after a truck accident yesterday.

The incident was reported at approximately 7:52 a.m. According to officials, the crash occurred on I-95 crossing West Haven between exits 41 and 42. A portion of the northbound side of the highway was closed immediately after the incident, causing heavy traffic stretching back to Milford. Officials are investigating the crash and have reported injuries. Additional details have yet to be provided by authorities.

Single-vehicle/truck accidents can either be caused by the driver or defective machinery/vehicles. In cases of defective vehicles, aggrieved parties can seek help from legal experts in this field to evaluate their options.

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 Haven – Multiple Injuries After Truck Collision

Several people were injured after a truck collision in North Haven yesterday.

The accident occurred at the intersection of Universal Drive and Montowese Avenue. According to officials, an 18-wheeler truck hit a transit bus carrying 17 passengers, causing multiple injuries. Six adults and one child were immediately transported by respondents to the hospital for treatment. The victims’ identities and other pertinent information have yet to be provided by authorities. The incident is still under investigation.

In this case, authorities should be able to identify the cause of the crash after a thorough investigation. It’s particularly important in this example because several people were injured in the crash, and injuries caused by negligence, DUI or reckless driving can entitle aggrieved parties to file personal injury 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.

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