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Cheshire – Vehicle Crashes Into Pole

Injuries were reported after a vehicle crashed into a utility pole in Cheshire yesterday evening.

At approximately 7:00 p.m., a vehicle with one occupant was traveling on Highland Avenue (Route 10) when it swerved off the roadway near Blacks Road, crashing into a utility pole fronting Richard Chevrolet and Riverhouse Catering. The collision split the pole, while the driver sustained injuries. Authorities blocked off Route 10 between Schoolhouse Road and Industrial Avenue to allow crews from Eversource to replace the damaged pole, as well as allow paramedics to tend to the injured motorist. The incident is currently under investigation. Officials have yet to identify the victim and will do so when appropriate.

This type of accident can be caused by different factors, including driver error and vehicle defects/failures. It’s important to accurately establish accountability in all cases because it will help authorities take appropriate actions to prevent future incidents. That said, motorists injured due to negligence may have the option of filing 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.

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