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Derby – Highway Crash

State and local officials were alerted to a highway crash in Derby late Saturday evening.

At around 10:20 p.m., emergency crews were dispatched to the northbound side of Route 8 after officials received reports of a crash in the area. According to responders, an accident involving an unspecified number of vehicles occurred between Exits 18 and 19, closing down a section of the highway in the process. Injuries were reported, though authorities have yet to specify the number of vehicles and motorists affected by the incident. The crash is currently under investigation. This post will be updated as soon as officials release more info.

In many cases, road blockages are intentionally initiated by emergency responders as this will allow them to assist parties involved in accidents with relative safety. This will also allow crash investigators to collect evidence so that causes/culprits are accurately identified. These procedures will help authorities bring responsible parties to justice, as well as allow injured motorists to file for damages in cases where DUI, reckless behavior or negligence have been established.

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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