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Newtown – Highway Crash Victim Identified

Authorities just identified the victim of last Friday’s interstate crash in Newtown.

17-year-old Liam Declan Devine was driving a Mazda 6 on I-84 West when his vehicle suddenly veered off the highway near Exit 9 (Route 25). The car then entered a grassy roadside area before crashing into a tree and catching fire. Devine sustained critical injuries and died at the scene. There is still no indication that other vehicles were involved in the incident. Devine was a high school senior from Danbury. The case remains under active investigation. Witnesses are advised to contact authorities as soon as possible.

Witness reports can be crucial in many accident investigations as causes/culprits are not always apparent. These incidents can also be caused by uncommon factors such as vehicle defects/failures. Whatever the outcome, people injured, or families of those killed, due to negligence are advised to consult expert counsel so that their legal options can be properly explored.

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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