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Middletown – Highway Truck Accident

A truck figured in an accident in Middletown yesterday afternoon.

At approximately 4:09 p.m., state and local authorities were alerted to a crash on the southbound lanes of I-91. Firefighters and paramedics were dispatched to the area and discovered a truck crash about a quarter of a mile before Exit 19 (Baldwin Avenue). No word yet on the number of vehicles and motorists involved in the crash, but injuries were reported and everyone involved has since been tended to by medical personnel. A portion of the southbound side of I-91 was blocked following the incident and was cleared less than two hours later. The crash is currently under investigation. Updates will be provided as soon as authorities release more info.

Truck accidents typically result in heavy delays on major thoroughfares, so processing and clearing these sites can be a challenge for emergency responders. That said, state and local officials would always have the resources to deal with these incidents, and this includes assigning investigators to study and collect evidence. Obviously, culprits must be brought to justice, but victims should also be given ample opportunities to find closure, particularly when they are injured due to reckless or negligent behavior. Legal experts can help aggrieved parties throughout this process.

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.


Middletown – Pedestrian Crash Update

Authorities just released updates related to last Thursday’s pedestrian incident in Middletown.

At approximately 4:30 p.m. on October 3, a man was attempting to cross the roadway at the intersection of Newfield and Westfield Streets when he was hit by a motorcycle whose operator then fled the scene. According to official reports, the victim was walking at a designated crosswalk when he was hit. He sustained multiple injuries in the incident, including a leg fracture. Yesterday, local police released images that could help them and the public track down the hit-and-run suspect. Anyone with info about the incident is encouraged to contact Middletown Police as soon as possible.

Witness reports have helped authorities solve various road incidents in the past, so it’s not surprising that improving road safety depends on the contributions that the general public makes regularly. Obviously, establishing accountability is important, not just to bring culprits to justice, but also to allow injured parties to pursue various legal options 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.


Middletown – Hit-And-Run Pedestrian Incident

Authorities are currently looking for a motorcycle rider who hit a pedestrian in Middletown last Thursday.

At approximately 4:30 p.m., a 50-year-old man was attempting to cross Newfield Street, near its intersection with Westfield Street, when he was hit by a dirt bike traveling south on the same road. The pedestrian sustained serious injuries in the hit, including a fractured leg. Instead of stopping, the rider of the motorcycle immediately fled the area, going through a red light in the process. Authorities are currently investigating the incident and looking for the hit-and-run suspect. Anyone with information about the case is encouraged to contact Middletown Police.

In any case or situation, instances of hit-and-run will only worsen cases against suspects/culprits. Suffice it to say, bringing these perpetrators to justice is the primary goal of crash investigators. It’s also important to remember that if we are ever involved in road accidents that result in injuries, we also have options at our disposal to help us cope and eventually find closure. Talking to legal experts can help us make sense of these options.

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.


Middletown – Road Worker Hit By Car

A road worker was injured in an accident in Middletown last Wednesday.

27-year-old Dillon Peterson was working on the northbound side of I-91, laying down traffic cones, when two vehicles collided behind him. He was hit by one of the vehicles and sustained serious injuries. Emergency responders quickly transported him to Hartford Hospital for treatment. The driver of the car that hit him was also transported to the hospital for evaluation, while the driver of the second vehicle fled the area. Authorities are currently investigating the incident and are asking anyone who may have witnessed it to contact them as soon as possible.

Road construction/repair workers always have to deal with dangerous conditions, particularly during nighttime. Identifying errant or negligent motorists that cause accidents in these conditions is imperative so that authorities can improve road safety for everyone. That said, anyone injured in similar situations can consult legal experts to determine their best course of action.

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.


Middletown – Highway Vehicle Accident

A highway crash occurred in Middletown late yesterday evening.

At around 8:30 p.m., emergency crews responded to the northbound lanes of I-91, at Exit 20 (Country Club Road), after receiving reports of a crash in the area. EMS crews quickly tended to motorists involved in the crash, though officials have yet to identify anyone pending an investigation. A section of the highway was cordoned off following the incident — all lanes have since been cleared. No word yet on types of vehicles involved and the extent of people’s injuries. This post will be updated as soon as more information becomes available.

Following protocol, authorities typically withhold information about road accidents when these involve serious injuries or fatalities. That said, officials will always update the public regarding the status of their investigations at appropriate times. It pays to follow these cases because we have to be aware of our legal options as motorists if ever we are involved in similar situations. Talking to legal experts can also be useful in these scenarios.

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.


Middletown – Thoroughfare Closed After Bridge Accident

A crash closed down an arterial road in Middletown yesterday.

The accident occurred on Route 66, just on the Arrigoni Bridge. Officials have already sent fire and EMS crews to the area to attend to those injured in the three-vehicle collision. The accident forced the closure of the bridge, though it has since been reopened. Authorities are now focused on investigating the cause of the incident. The identities of those involved and the severity of their injuries have yet to be released. Officials will do so when appropriate.

Accidents on major thoroughfares can result in delays that affect surrounding areas, so clearing these sites as quickly as possible is an important goal for emergency crews. That said, identifying the causes of these incidents is also crucial as it will allow injured parties to file for damages, particularly in cases where negligence is involved.

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.


Middletown – Motorcyclist Seriously Injured In Crash

A motorcycle rider and his passenger were injured in an accident in Middletown last Wednesday evening.

At approximately 8:45 p.m., 27-year-old Christopher Didone of Fort Myers and his 26-year-old passenger were traveling south on Newfield Street (Route 3) when they collided with a 2009 Toyota Sienna traveling north on the same road. The crash took place at the intersection of Newfield and Westfield Streets and left Didone and his passenger injured. The 77-year-old driver of the minivan was not hurt. Emergency crews immediately brought the two riders to Hartford Hospital for treatment. The female rider has since been released, while Didone remains in serious but stable condition. The accident is still under investigation. Authorities are asking anyone who may have witnessed the crash to contact them as soon as possible.

Identifying causes/culprits in motorcycle accidents is imperative as these incidents almost always result in injuries. Processing these cases quickly will help victims study their legal options, including filing for damages in cases where negligence is established.

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.


Middletown – Suspects In Bicycle Accident

Suspects involved in last Friday’s hit-and-run incident in Middletown are now being pursued by authorities.

Middletown Police have located an individual and vehicle suspected of hitting a 14-year-old bicyclist at the intersection of East Main Street and Elm Street. The victim sustained serious injuries in the collision. Immediately after the incident, witnesses reported a red or maroon Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck with two occupants traveling away from the accident scene. Authorities are now investigating this recent lead and are asking anyone who may have additional information about the suspect or incident to contact them as soon as possible.

Officials will always exhibit diligence in investigating road-related incidents with the goal of identifying culprits/suspects and bringing them to justice. It pays to keep ourselves updated to these developments because understanding our legal rights and options as motorists or pedestrians, particularly when we are involved in similar situations, is important.

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.


Middletown – Hit-And-Run Accident Injures Bicyclist

A 14-year-old bicyclist was injured in an accident in Middletown last Friday evening.

At around 6:15 p.m., the victim was riding south on Elm Street when he collided with a vehicle that was traveling north on East Main Street. The intersection crash resulted in serious injuries to the bike rider and he was brought by emergency crews to Connecticut Children’s Medical Center for treatment. He is currently in stable condition. The driver of the vehicle that hit him fled the accident scene. Witnesses have described the vehicle as a red Chevy Silverado pickup truck carrying a male driver and female passenger at the time of the crash. Officials are asking anyone who may know the whereabouts of the suspects to contact them as soon as possible.

We as motorists, including bicycle riders, have legal options at our disposal when we are injured due to reckless or negligent behavior. Incidents of hit-and-run will only strengthen our claims against these suspects/culprits.

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.


Middletown – Multi-Vehicle Crash With Injuries

A highway crash in Middletown yesterday resulted in multiple injuries.

The incident occurred on the southbound side of I-91 crossing Middletown, between exits 21 and 20. Multiple injuries were reported by authorities. Ancillary crews, including LifeStar, have reportedly been called in. The accident closed down all southbound lanes of the highway, although officials have since cleared the scene. Additional information will be disclosed when they become available.

Highway accidents almost always result in serious injuries to motorists, so identifying the causes of these incidents is crucial. If negligence, DUI or reckless behavior are discovered in any of these cases, aggrieved parties may be entitled to damages/compensation under appropriate circumstances.

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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