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Shelton – Highway Rollover Crash

A vehicle rolled over on the highway in Shelton early yesterday morning.

At approximately 2:20 a.m., officials were alerted to an accident on the northbound lanes of Route 8. Emergency crews dispatched to the area discovered a vehicle that had rolled over near Exit 12, resulting in injuries and blocking a section of the highway. EMS crews immediately attended to everyone involved in the crash, while other accident crews quickly started cleanup operations. No word yet on whether or not other vehicles were involved in the incident as the case is still under investigation. Updates will be posted as soon as authorities release more information.

Rollover accidents without immediately identifiable causes have to be investigated thoroughly for possible product/vehicle defects, among other factors, as this has resulted in crashes in the past. As motorists, we have to be aware of all possibilities and our options if ever we or our loved ones are involved in similar 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.


Shelton – Midnight Highway Crash

Authorities were alerted to a highway crash in Shelton last Saturday.

At approximately 12:58 a.m., officials dispatched emergency crews to the northbound lanes of Route 8 crossing Shelton, between Exits 12 and 13. They discovered a vehicle crash that resulted in injuries. Road crews immediately cordoned off the scene to allow medical personnel to assist those affected by the incident. All lanes have since been cleared. As of posting time, officials are still investigating the accident. Updates will be provided as they become available.

Nighttime driving is inherently riskier for all motorists, so accurately identifying the causes of evening crashes is very important. Authorities can use the information they collect from these events to improve road safety for everyone. The data they’ve gathered can also benefit victims of these accidents in terms of seeking justice and finding 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.


Shelton – Pole Crash

A vehicle crashed into a pole in Shelton last Saturday.

At approximately 4:40 p.m., authorities responded to 46 Tuckahoe Drive after receiving reports of a crash in the area. According to responders, a vehicle crashed into a utility pole, resulting in injuries to a still unspecified number of motorists. Fire and EMS crews have since arrived at the scene to assist those involved, and the area was cleared soon after. Officials will identify those injured and provide other pertinent information when appropriate.

Accidents involving vehicles that collide with various roadside structures happen quite frequently. Authorities will always focus on identifying the causes of these incidents so that changes can be made that will improve road safety for everyone. As a secondary benefit, establishing liability will also allow victims of these crashes to file for damages, particularly in cases where reckless behavior or negligence have been discovered.

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.


Shelton – Highway Crash With Fatality

A motorist was killed in a highway crash in Shelton last Friday evening.

Authorities responded to reports of an accident on the southbound side of Route 8 and discovered a vehicle that had crashed near exit 12. According to officials, at approximately 6:15 p.m., a car with three occupants suddenly swerved off the highway, falling down an embankment before hitting a tree. The driver sustained critical injuries and was immediately transported by EMS crews to the hospital. One of the passengers sustained minor injuries, while the third occupant, identified as 20-year-old Jarvis Jones, was thrown off the vehicle and died in the hospital shortly after. A section of the highway was closed immediately following the incident but has since been reopened. The crash is currently under investigation. Authorities are asking anyone who may have witnessed the crash to contact them as soon as possible.

Highway accidents can frequently result in serious injuries. Preventing future incidents depend on accurately identifying causes and addressing them. That said, victims of these unfortunate events (or their families) can consult legal experts to determine what course of action can help them find closure after these traumatic 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.


Shelton – Gas Leak After Vehicle Accident

Yesterday, May 20, a car accident caused a gas leak in Shelton.

Shelton police reported a gas leak on River Road that prompted an evacuation of businesses in the vicinity of River Road and Constitution Boulevard. Police Lt. Robert Kozlowsky said they had to close down River Road between Murphy’s Lane and Petremont Lane, making way for respondents to repair the gas leak and secure the area. The leak started when apparently a car rolled over on River Road, just in front of Riverdale Diner, hitting what authorities believe was a vent pipe. The resulting leak prompted the emergency response. Additional details about the car accident or people injured in the incident have yet to be provided by officials.

This is an uncommon case where a car accident also caused property damage, utility equipment in this example. Regardless of the causes of these types of accidents, people who are injured by these events can file for personal injury claims with the help of 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.

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