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Derby – Vehicle Accident On The Highway

An accident occurred on the highway in Derby yesterday morning.

At around 10:13 a.m., officials received reports of a crash on Route 8. Emergency crews were immediately dispatched to the northbound lanes and discovered an accident that occurred at Exit 18 (Division Street). Injuries were reported and paramedics have since arrived to treat victims on-site, though no word yet if anyone was taken to the hospital. A section of the highway was blocked off when responders arrived, and it took them less than an hour to clear the crash site. The incident is currently being investigated. This post will be updated as soon as more information becomes available.

Although it doesn’t happen frequently, there have been cases where blocked off crash sites have caused additional/secondary accidents. Because of this, authorities are required to process and clear accident scenes as quickly as possible to reduce this risk. Of course, thorough investigations will always be performed so that issues will be rectified and future accidents can be avoided. As a secondary benefit, identifying causes or culprits can open specific legal avenues that victims of these incidents can pursue. An example would be to file for damages as this can be an effective way for aggrieved parties 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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