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Seymour – Crash Update

Authorities just released more info regarding last Wednesday’s crash in Seymour.

At approximately 4:30 p.m., 65-year-old Marguerite Jachimowski was driving her 2005 Mercury Sable on Holbrook Road when her foot got stuck under the brake pedal as the vehicle approached Jacko Drive. Because of this, her vehicle was forced off the roadway and into an embankment. Jachimowski sustained serious injuries in the crash and was trapped inside her car. She was eventually extricated by responding firefighters and treated by medical personnel. The incident is still under investigation. More updates will be provided when appropriate.

Evidence already available in this case seems to point to driver error as the cause. But the fact that the driver’s foot was trapped under the brake pedal and why that happened in the first place merits a more comprehensive investigation of the incident. There have been many instances of product defects/failures causing accidents in the past, so these factors should not be overlooked despite the relative condition of the involved vehicle and the age of the operator. Whatever the outcome, if any form of negligence not associated with the driver is discovered, she (and other motorists in similar situations) may have legal options at her disposal, avenues that can help her cope and eventually 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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