Newtown – Rush-Hour Accident On Highway
A vehicle crash occurred on the highway in Newtown yesterday.
At around 6:18 p.m., fire and EMS crews arrived on the eastbound lanes of I-84 to assist motorists injured in an accident that occurred about half a mile past Exit 10 (Church Hill Road/Route 6). Road crews immediately cordoned off the site, while medical personnel assisted everyone affected by the incident. Officials have yet to specify the number of vehicles and people involved in the crash — it is still under investigation. All eastbound lanes were cleared by emergency personnel by 6:53 p.m. This post will be updated as soon as authorities release more information.
Accident protocols require responders to cordon off crash sites so that evidence can be safety collated. It’s important to take note of this because identifying who or what causes road accidents can help officials make changes that will improve road safety for everyone. Not only that, legal experts can use information collected from various incidents to determine if injured parties can be entitled to compensation, particularly when acts of negligence or reckless behavior have been established.
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