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Bridgeport – Pedestrian Accident

Reports just came in of a pedestrian accident in Bridgeport yesterday evening.

At approximately 6:12 p.m., authorities were alerted to an incident at the intersection of Putnam and East Main Streets and immediately dispatched emergency crews to the area. According to reports, a pedestrian was struck by an unidentified vehicle.  Responders quickly arrived on-site to assist everyone involved in the incident. Officials have yet to provide more details, but said the victim has been tended to by EMS personnel. This case is currently under investigation. Updates will be provided as soon as authorities release more info.

Pedestrian accidents, regardless of location, almost always result in serious injuries. Authorities constantly work on this issue by identifying common causes and addressing issues related to them. That said, pedestrians who are injured in similar cases may have options at their disposal, particularly when DUI, reckless behavior or negligence have been identified. Victims can consult experts to assess their options and suggest a suitable 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.


Trumbull – Senior Pedestrian Struck By Car

A Trumbull resident was seriously hurt in an accident yesterday morning.

At approximately 8:53 a.m., local authorities received reports of a pedestrian who was hurt on White Plains Road (Route 127). Upon arriving at the scene, they discovered a seriously injured, 73-year-old man who was hit by a passing car while he was attempting to cross the road. The still-unidentified senior was attended to by people who witnessed the incident before officials arrived. EMS crews transported the victim to Bridgeport Hospital where he is currently listed as stable. The driver of the vehicle immediately stopped after the collision and has cooperated with authorities. The case is still under investigation, and officials are asking other people who may have witnessed the incident to contact them as soon as possible.

According to authorities handling this case, the victim was within a clearly marked crosswalk when he was hit by the vehicle. It’s also important to point out that the driver stopped, thus avoiding circumstances that might have aggravated her case. That said, investigators will study this incident thoroughly so that an accurate conclusion can be made. Whatever the outcome, if any form of reckless behavior or negligence is discovered, the victim may have legal options he can explore to help him find closure after this traumatic event.

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.


Bridgeport – Child Pedestrian Hit By Car

A child was hit by a car that fled from the scene in Bridgeport yesterday evening.

At approximately 9:12 p.m., authorities were alerted to an incident that occurred in front of 3186 East Main Street and immediately sent medical personnel to the area. According to reports, a 6-year-old child was hit by a vehicle, whose driver then fled the area. EMS crews quickly arrived at the scene and have since tended to the victim’s injuries, although the child’s current status has yet to be disclosed. Officials are now investigating the accident and looking for the hit-and-run suspect/vehicle. They are asking anyone with information about the incident to contact them as soon as possible.

Pedestrian accidents almost always result in serious injuries, and cases against culprits are only aggravated by instances of hit-and-run. It pays to be aware of these scenarios so that we are aware of our options if ever this happens to us or our loved ones. Aside from following these cases, talking to legal experts can also be beneficial.

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.


Bridgeport – Multiple-Vehicle Collision

Four vehicles were involved in an intersection crash in Bridgeport last Tuesday afternoon.

Authorities received reports of an accident on East Main Street (Route 127) at approximately 4:44 p.m. and immediately dispatched fire and EMS crews to the area. According to officials, four vehicles were involved in a chain-reaction crash that resulted in injuries and moderate vehicle damage. Medical personnel have already tended to motorists involved in the crash, and the incident scene has since been cleared. The accident is still under investigation. Authorities will release more information when appropriate.

This accident highlights some of the circumstances that are involved in intersection collisions. It pays to follow these events and how these cases progress as they inform us of our rights as motorists. We need to be aware of our options if ever we are involved in similar situations in the future.

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.


Bridgeport – Pedestrian Injured In Car Hit

A pedestrian was injured by a vehicle in Bridgeport last Saturday evening.

At around 10:40 p.m., authorities received reports of an accident in front of 600 East Main Street (Route 127). According to officials, a pedestrian was injured by a car that also damaged a parked vehicle in the area. Emergency crews have arrived at the scene and have attended to the injured person. Authorities have yet to disclose the identities of those involved pending an investigation into the cause of the crash. More information will be released as they become available.

Pedestrians injured due to reckless or negligent behavior have legal options at their disposal, particularly when it comes to filing for damages/compensation. We need to be aware of our rights if ever we or our loved ones are involved in similar unfortunate situations.

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.


Bridgeport – Police Still Looking For Hit-And-Run Suspect

Police are still looking for a driver that hit a firefighter in Bridgeport.

Local officials are still looking for witnesses or informants of a June 28 incident where an off-duty firefighter was hit and seriously injured by a car at the intersection of East Main Street (Route 127) and Stratford Avenue. The 46-year-old victim was immediately brought to the hospital for treatment. Camera footage has identified the suspect vehicle, a sedan, as possibly a Toyota Corolla. Bridgeport Police are asking anyone who may have information about the suspect to contact them as soon as possible.

Authorities will always investigate hit-and-run cases until culprits/suspects are brought to justice. That said, if any form of negligence is established in these incidents, injured parties may be entitled to damages/compensation.

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.


Bridgeport – Firefighter Injured After Hit-And-Run

A city crewman was injured in Bridgeport last Friday evening.

The incident occurred at the intersection of Stratford Avenue and East Main Street (Route 127). A 46-year-old Bridgeport firefighter was off-duty and crossing Stratford Avenue when he was hit by what witnesses said was a Toyota Corolla making a turn towards East Main Street. Instead of the stopping, the driver of the car fled the scene, traveling north on East Main. The firefighter sustained serious injuries and was immediately transported by emergency crews to Bridgeport Hospital for treatment. Bridgeport Police officials continue to investigate the incident and are asking anyone who may have information about the suspect to contact them as soon as possible.

Pedestrians injured by negligence, DUI or reckless behavior can file for damages/compensation under appropriate circumstances. Instances of hit-and-run can only aggravate cases against suspects. Consulting a legal expert can be beneficial in these situations.

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.


Bridgeport – Cars Crash Into Library

Two cars crashed into a library building in Bridgeport yesterday afternoon.

The accident occurred on 1174 East Main Street (Route 127) near Shelton Street. Two cars swerved off the road and into a building that houses a library, damaging the structure and both vehicles. The driver of the first vehicle sustained injuries and was transported by emergency crews to Bridgeport Hospital for treatment. The driver of the second car also sustained injuries but refused medical treatment. Authorities are currently investigating the crash and will release more information about the incident as they become available.

Accidents that involve vehicle and property damage are investigated thoroughly to ensure causes/culprits are identified accurately. That said, if negligence, reckless behavior or product defects are established, injured parties can file for damages/compensation with the help of expert legal counsel.

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.


Bridgeport – Driver Seriously Injured By Passenger

A passenger attacked an Uber driver in Bridgeport last Sunday morning.

The attack occurred at around 3:15 p.m. at the intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue and East Main Street (Route 127). An Uber driver was attacked by his passenger with a knife. He sustained a serious laceration injury to his hand and was in critical condition when authorities arrived at the scene due to blood loss. He was immediately tended to by emergency crews and is now considered stable. Officials are investigating the attack and trying to identify the suspect. Additional information related to the incident has yet to be released by authorities.

There is a growing number of vehicle attacks involving ride-sharing services in various locations in the state. Taking note of these cases is relevant to us if ever we are involved in similar situations, either as drivers or passengers. The main takeaway: personal injuries caused by people exhibiting negligence or reckless behavior can be grounds for filing damage/compensation claims.

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.


Bridgeport – Evening Crash Causes Injuries

A vehicle was involved in an accident in Bridgeport last Sunday evening.

The incident occurred at the intersection of Bass Pro Drive and East Main Street (Route 127) and involved a silver sedan. Fire crews responded to reports of the crash and called in an extrication team, although they were able to free the driver of the vehicle through the passenger side door. Minor injuries were reported. The identity of the driver and other details relevant to the incident have yet to be provided by officials.

Road accidents can sometimes cause entrapment, and that usually results in injuries to occupants. It’s important to take note of these situations because there have been instances of product/vehicle defects causing similar incidents in the past. In these cases, injured parties, with the help of expert legal counsel, can file for compensation/damage claims.

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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