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Bridgeport – Intersection Crash

Two vehicles collided in Bridgeport last Monday.

At around 6:00 p.m., local authorities received reports of a crash at the intersection of Water Street and Fairfield Avenue. Initial reports describe a collision between a Ford Escape and a prisoner transport vehicle in the area. The transport van carried several passengers, and at least four people were transported to St. Vincent’s Medical Center for evaluation and treatment. The driver of the Ford was also hospitalized. The female motorist was eventually given a warning for failure to give right of way.

It is not unusual for intersection accidents to be caused by reckless or negligent behavior. Driver education is imperative following these incidents so that future crashes/collisions can be avoided. That said, people injured in road accidents are advised to talk to legal experts so that they can be made aware of their 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.


Bridgeport – Intersection Crash With Multiple Injuries

Two vehicles collided at an intersection in Bridgeport last Saturday afternoon.

Authorities are currently investigating a collision that occurred at the intersection of Fairfield Avenue and Morehouse Street. At 1:51 p.m., emergency crews were dispatched to the area and discovered a crash between a 2013 BMW X1 driven by 64-year-old Maryellen Carfo of Seymour and a 2013 Nissan Versa driven by 62-year-old Wynne Naber. Naber was attempting to turn from Fairfield Avenue westbound to Clarkson Street when she was hit by Carfo who was traveling east on Fairfield Avenue. Both motorists sustained injuries and were taken to the hospital for treatment. The crash site has since been cleared, and authorities are still investigating the crash. Updates will be provided when more info becomes available.

Intersection collisions can be caused by multiple factors and have to be investigated thoroughly so that liable parties will be accurately identified. Many incidents have been caused by reckless or negligent behavior so it’s important to take note of this if ever we or our loved ones are involved in similar situations. If any of these factors are established, injured parties may have the option of seeking damages as determined by legal experts.

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 Crash

A person was hospitalized following a pedestrian incident in Bridgeport late yesterday afternoon.

At around 5:40 p.m., officials were alerted to an accident on State Street, near its intersection with Howard Avenue and just in front of Chaves Bakery. According to reports, a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle, sustaining serious injuries in the hit. The victim was immediately transported to the hospital by responders. The driver of the vehicle immediately stopped and has cooperated with the subsequent investigation. Authorities have not identified anyone yet and will provide more details when appropriate.

All parties involved in this incident have been accounted for (no hit-and-run), and that should make it easier for officials to establish accountability. That said, investigators should look for signs of negligence as this factor has resulted in many accidents in the past. This process will also allow victims to pursue their own claims against suspects if deemed appropriate by their 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 – Motorist And Officer Injured In Crash

A vehicle struck a police cruiser in Bridgeport late Friday evening.

The collision occurred at approximately 10:10 p.m. near the intersection of State Street and Park Avenue. According to officials, a car driven by a female driver hit a police cruiser in the area. Both drivers sustained injuries in the crash and were taken by responders to St. Vincent’s Hospital for treatment. The officer has since been released and is recovering. No word yet on the status of the female motorist. The incident is currently under investigation. Authorities will release more info when appropriate.

This type of accident will always be investigated for the involvement of DUI, reckless behavior or negligence, regardless of who was injured or otherwise affected. In most situations, and with the advice of legal experts, people injured in various accidents can file for damages if any of these factors can be 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.


Bridgeport – Officer Injured In Crash

A K9 police officer and her animal companion were injured in a crash in Bridgeport late Sunday evening.

At approximately 10:17 p.m., Officer Marie Yetti was patrolling near the intersection of State and Yale Streets when her cruiser was hit by a 2008 Chevrolet Equinox driven by 25-year-old Marie Zalaveta. Emergency responders quickly converged at the scene to assist all parties involved and immediately transported Officer Yetti to St. Vincent’s Medical Center for evaluation and treatment. Her animal companion, Uno, a German Shepherd, was also injured in the crash, though the extent of his injuries has yet to be determined. Zalaveta was also hurt in the incident but refused to be treated on-site or be taken to the hospital. According to officials, Zalaveta claimed she stopped prior to crossing the intersection. But according to traffic footage at the intersection, she failed to do so. Zalaveta is now facing several charges related to the crash.

There have been many cases similar to this, of motorists causing accidents because of ignoring traffic signs. As examples of reckless or negligent behavior, these cases may allow injured parties to explore and pursue legal avenues that can help them cope and find closure. Legal experts can study their cases and determine suitable courses 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.


Bridgeport – Man Injured In Shooting

A man was shot at and injured in downtown Bridgeport last Sunday.

Early Sunday morning, authorities were alerted to gunfire on Stratford Avenue and dispatched officers to the area. Responders discovered a man who was seriously hurt when a still-unidentified assailant shot him three times. The victim was immediately transported to St. Vincent’s Medical Center for treatment. He is currently listed as stable. According to officials, they have yet to identify the suspect and are asking possible witnesses or anyone with relevant info to contact them as soon as possible. As the case is still under investigation, this post will be updated as soon as more info becomes available.

It’s in these situations where witnesses can really make a difference and help authorities improve road safety for everyone. Authorities handling this and other similar cases have to establish liability as quickly as possible so that culprits can be taken off the streets and brought to justice. As examples of reckless or negligent actions, these cases can also allow injured parties to explore various options with legal experts. These avenues should help victims cope and find closure after these traumatic events.

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 Accident

A pedestrian was hit by a car in Bridgeport yesterday evening.

At approximately 6:00 p.m., local authorities were alerted to an accident on Fairfield Avenue (Route 130). Emergency responders quickly arrived in the area and discovered a pedestrian who was hit by a passing vehicle near Mountain Grove Street. Details have yet to be released, but injuries were reported and EMS support was requested by officials. Everyone affected by the incident has since been tended to by authorities, and the incident is currently being investigated. This port will be updated as soon as officials release more info.

Authorities have yet to describe the extent of injuries incurred by involved parties in this incident. That said, pedestrian accidents almost always result in injuries, and investigators are expected to establish liability promptly so that culprits can be brought to justice. It’s also important to note that in cases where DUI, reckless behavior or negligence are identified, injured parties may also have the option of filing for damages under proper 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.


Bridgeport – Senior And Child Hit By Driver

A senior and her granddaughter was hit by a motorist in Bridgeport last Friday afternoon.

At approximately 4:49 p.m., local police responded to an area in front of 1349 Fairfield Avenue (Route 130) after receiving reports of a pedestrian incident. According to officials, a 76-year-old senior and her 9-year-old granddaughter were attempting to cross the roadway when they were hit by a 1997 Honda Civic, driven by a still-unidentified 55-year-old motorist. Both victims sustained injuries and were taken to St. Vincent’s Medical Center for treatment. The vehicle was traveling west when the incident occurred, and the driver claimed he was blinded by the sun and failed to see the pedestrians crossing the road. The accident is still under investigation.

The presence of extenuating circumstances will not stop authorities from investigating this case until the cause has been accurately identified. Whatever the outcome, if officials discover DUI, reckless behavior or negligence, those injured may have the option of filing for damages as determined by legal experts.

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 Hit by Distressed Driver

A pedestrian was hit by a motorist in Bridgeport yesterday evening.

At approximately 8:49 p.m., a motorist traveling on Fairfield Avenue (Route 130) reportedly experienced a seizure while driving, hitting a pedestrian near Main Street. The victim was trapped under the vehicle for a while but was able to self-extricate. Emergency crews quickly responded to the area and assisted everyone involved in the incident. Officials have withheld the identities of the driver and pedestrian pending a thorough investigation. More details will be released as they become available.

Details already available in this case seem to identify the driver of the vehicle as the culprit. That said, authorities will look at all possibilities before making a conclusion. Whatever the outcome, if they discover negligence, DUI or reckless behavior not attributed to the victim, he/she may have options that can be discussed with 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 – Pedestrian Hit-And-Run

A pedestrian was hit by a passing vehicle in Bridgeport late yesterday evening.

Authorities dispatched responders to State Street at approximately 10:34 p.m. after receiving reports of a pedestrian accident near Norman Street. According to officials, a pedestrian was injured after getting hit by a car. Instead of stopping and assisting the hurt pedestrian, the vehicle quickly left the scene. The victim has since been tended to by medical personnel. Authorities are now looking for the hit-and-run driver or vehicle and are asking anyone with information to contact them as soon as possible.

Instances of hit-and-run will only aggravate cases against suspects/culprits in pedestrian accidents. If investigators handling these cases discover reckless behavior, DUI or negligence, those responsible might also face civil cases filed by victims/aggrieved parties with the help of expert legal counsel, aside from criminal charges filed by the state.

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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