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Newtown – Interstate Crash Victim Identified

Officials just identified the victim of last Wednesday’s interstate crash in Newtown.

At approximately 1:45 p.m. last Wednesday, 50-year-old Harold W. Gilligan of Springfield, Massachusetts was driving a 2011 Infiniti on I-84 East when the vehicle suddenly swerved off the highway and into a wooded area. Gilligan was the only occupant in the car and was pronounced dead at the scene. As of posting time, there is still no evidence suggesting other vehicles were involved in the crash. The case is still under active investigation, and authorities will release more updates when appropriate.

These are, simply, unfortunate incidents and have to be investigated thoroughly so that accountability can be accurately established. Not only that, it’s also important that victims or their families are afforded opportunities to cope. Under appropriate circumstances, legal experts can also help aggrieved parties pursue claims that can help them 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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