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East Lyme – Highway Accident

A crash blocked off a portion of the highway in East Lyme yesterday.

Emergency personnel were dispatched to the southbound side of I-95 following reports of an accident. Responders arrived in the area at approximately 1:27 p.m. and discovered a crash about a third of a mile before Exit 74 (Flanders Road/Route 161). A still-unspecified number of motorists sustained injuries in the incident and had to be assisted by responding paramedics. No word yet on the number of vehicles involved. Everyone affected was accounted for, and the crash scene cleared, at approximately 1:44 p.m. The case is currently under investigation. Updates will be provided when officials release more info.

It’s not usual for authorities to temporarily withhold accident details immediately following these events because they have to prioritize the safety of everyone involved and contact family members/next of kin in cases where people are killed. We can be assured that officials will always exhaust all means to protect the public and bring accident culprits to justice. Establishing liability is particularly important because it may also allow injured parties to consult legal experts to determine if filing for damages can be a suitable course of action.

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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