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Bridgeport – Reckless Driving And Vehicle Misconduct

Two suspects involved in street racing back in April 2018 are now facing prison time.

Yesterday, 24-year-old Aaron Perkins and 29-year-old Ronald Patterson pleaded guilty to charges of reckless driving, driving under the influence, vehicle misconduct and racing on a city street. Their case is now up for sentencing. They are facing up to three years in prison for these charges. Back on April 6, 2018, Perkins and Patterson were racing each other on Lordship Boulevard. Perkins swerved off the road and hit a tree. 20-year-old Dawaan Edwards, his passenger, sustained major injuries and was killed in the incident.

The victim in this case was a passenger of one of the culprits in the accident. Connecticut laws are very strict in protecting the rights and safety of motorists on its roads, so it pays to take note of these types of cases. If ever we or our loved ones are injured in an accident, legal experts in this field can help us understand and weigh our 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.

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