East Lyme – Motorists Injured In Highway Incident
A vehicle with two occupants collided with a tractor-trailer in East Lyme yesterday morning.
29-year-old Angel Acosta of Hamden was driving his Toyota on I-95 with 29-year-old Bianca Lopez when they collided with a tractor-trailer in the area of Exit 74. The driver of the tractor-trailer tried to change lanes just as Acosta was attempting to pass the vehicle, forcing the Toyota to hit the semi before crashing into the center barrier. Acosta sustained minor injuries and was immediately brought to Lawrence + Memorial Hospital. His passenger, Lopez, was trapped inside their vehicle and had to be extricated by fire crews before being airlifted (LifeStar) to Hartford Hospital for treatment for serious injuries. The driver of the tractor-trailer did not stop after the collision, and officials believe the operator did not notice what happened behind him.
LifeStar support is often requested when accidents occur in inaccessible areas or, more often than not, in incidents with serious/critical injuries. Authorities need to accurately identify the causes of these collisions so that future incidents can be avoided. The identification of culprits also means victims can explore various options related to filing for damages with the help of their legal 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.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.