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Derby – Serious Highway Crash

A passenger van crashed into a tree in Derby yesterday morning.

A few minutes before 10:00 a.m., a white passenger van carrying 10 passengers was traveling north on Route 8 when it suddenly swerved off the roadway, crashing into a tree between Exits 17 and 18. The vehicle was severely damaged in the crash and trapped several of its occupants. Firefighters and paramedics quickly arrived at the scene and immediately started extricating the trapped motorists. Two people were transported to the hospital while others were treated on-site. An initial investigation indicates other vehicles were not involved in the incident, though authorities are still collecting evidence and witness reports. The identities of those involved have yet to be released by officials. Updates will be provided as soon as more info becomes available.

Single-vehicle accidents are investigated thoroughly for product defects, as well as other possibilities such as driver negligence. Suffice it to say, any form of negligence may entitle injured parties to damages under appropriate circumstances and with the help of expert 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.

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