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Hartland – School Bus Accident With Injuries

A school bus carrying passengers crashed into a utility pole in Hartland last Tuesday morning.

According to local officials, the crash occurred at approximately 6:37 a.m. and was reported shortly after. Emergency crews were quickly dispatched to Route 20 (Center Street) and found a school bus that had collided with a utility pole near West Street. A student sustained injuries in the incident and was immediately tended to by responding medics, while Eversource crews were called in to repair the damaged pole. No word yet on additional injuries sustained in the accident. Route 20 was temporarily closed following the incident, allowing authorities to survey the scene and collect evidence. The crash is still under investigation.

When single-vehicle accidents with no obvious causes occur, authorities will look at less-apparent possibilities, including product/vehicle defects. What’s important to note here is: whatever the outcome of these investigations, if officials discover any form of negligence, injured parties may have the option of filing for compensation/damages if deemed appropriate 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.


Bristol – Head-On Crash With Multiple Injuries

Two SUVs collided in Bristol last Monday.

Authorities received reports of the crash at approximately 3:30 p.m. Officials converged at the intersection of West and South Streets and discovered two SUVs that collided head-on in the area. One of the vehicles came to a stop at the intersection, while the other was forced off the roadway into a vacant lot. Several motorists, including children, were taken to nearby hospitals for treatment of injuries. The incident is still under investigation. This post will be updated as soon as authorities release more information.

Head-on collisions can be caused by different factors and almost always result in serious injuries. Accurately identifying the causes of these crashes can be challenging but necessary if future incidents are to be avoided. That said, injured parties not responsible for these collisions may have the option to file for damages if investigators discover negligence as a culprit. In these scenarios, legal experts can help these victims pursue this 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.


Shelton – Bus-Truck Collision With Injuries

Two large vehicles collided in Shelton yesterday afternoon.

Fire and EMS crews converged at the intersection of Bridgeport Avenue (Route 714) and Mill Street after receiving reports of a crash in the area. A bus carrying passengers with special needs collided with a dump truck, resulting in heavy damage and multiple injuries. A total of 6 ambulances were requested by responders to transport 9 victims to the hospital for evaluation and treatment. No word yet on the severity of their injuries and their current status. The crash blocked the intersection following the crash — the area has since been cleared. Authorities have yet to identify anyone involved pending an investigation. This post will be updated as soon as more information becomes available.

Collisions involving large vehicles typically result in serious injuries. Preventing these incidents require accurately identifying causes and addressing issues related to them effectively. As a secondary benefit, doing this allows injured parties to pursue various options with the help of expert legal counsel. In many cases, particularly those involving negligence, filing for damages could be an appropriate 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.


Thompson – Truck Accident On The Highway

An accident in Thompson early yesterday morning forced a partial closure of the highway for several hours.

At approximately 4:30 a.m., state and local officials received reports of a crash on the northbound side of I-395 at Exit 53 (Wilsonville Road). Upon arriving at the scene they discovered a truck that had crashed in the area, blocking a portion of the highway. Responders quickly attended to motorists injured in the crash, while other crews initiated cleanup operations. It took them several hours to clear the site of obstructions, eventually declaring all lanes cleared by 1:44 p.m. The incident is still under investigation, and officials are asking anyone with information about the crash to contact them right away.

Truck accidents frequently result in serious injuries, road closures, and heavy delays. It’s important to address causes related to these incidents so that future crashes can be avoided. That said, and more than just a preventive measure, establishing accountability can also allow people injured in these situations to find closure. More than that, they can also be entitled to damages in cases involving negligence, and legal experts can determine what options people can pursue 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.


North Haven – Truck Rolls Over On Highway Ramp

A truck rolls over on route to I-91 in North Haven yesterday afternoon.

Authorities were forced to close the southbound on-ramp to I-91 from Route 40 (Mt. Carmel Connector) after arriving at the scene of an overturned semi. Fire and EMS crews were quickly dispatched to the area after officials received reports of the crash at approximately 4:25 p.m. Based on available information, the tractor-trailer lost control and crashed, resulting in injuries to a still-unspecified number of motorists. The on-ramp was blocked well into the night, and state authorities advised motorists to avoid the area. No word yet on whether or not other vehicles were involved in the incident. Updates will be provided as soon as officials release more information.

Truck accidents, particularly involving tractor-trailers, can cause road closures and other collateral effects that necessitate close coordination between state and local officials to process, investigate and clear as quickly as possible. With that in mind, preventing these incidents from happening require identifying crash culprits/causes and addressing them effectively. This will not only help authorities to improve road safety for everyone but also allow crash victims certain legal options they can pursue to 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.


Ansonia – Delays After Truck Crash

A truck pulling a trailer figured in a crash in Ansonia last Sunday.

The accident occurred on the northbound side of Route 8, just before the Exit 19 off-ramp (Wakelee Avenue). According to emergency responders, a pickup truck pulling a boat on a trailer crashed in the area, scattering fish and equipment over a wide portion of the highway. This forced road crews to block off the affected areas, resulting in delays that lasted for around an hour. Four motorists sustained injuries in the crash and were treated by EMS crews on site. All lanes have since been cleared, but the incident is still under investigation.

For road incidents similar to this, emergency crews have to prioritize the clearing of crash sites as quickly as possible so that collateral effects, such as delays, can be minimized or entirely avoided. That said, the identification of accident causes remains their primary objective, and this is imperative so that victims of these incidents will have the option of not just seeking justice, but also finding closure by filing for damages 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.


Norwich – Highway Truck Accident

A truck was involved in an accident in Norwich yesterday evening.

Authorities were alerted to the incident at approximately 6:10 p.m. Emergency crews were sent to the eastbound lanes of Route 32 and discovered a truck that figured in an accident about a tenth of a mile before Exit 28S (Route 395). Medical personnel quickly tended to everyone affected by the crash, while other road crews cordoned off the area and immediately started cleanup operations. Officials have yet to specify the number of vehicles and motorists involved in the incident — the crash is still under investigation. Updates will be provided as soon as authorities release more information.

As is often the case, truck accidents result in traffic delays and personal injuries. Authorities are always focused on improving road safety for everyone, and identifying the causes of these incidents can help them towards this goal. As a secondary benefit, accidents involving negligence can entitle injured parties to damages under appropriate circumstances and 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.


Monroe – Truck Crashes Into Home

Authorities were alerted to an early morning accident in Monroe last Friday.

Fire and EMS crews were dispatched to Wheeler Road after receiving reports of a crash that occurred at approximately 2:45 a.m. According to responders, a white pickup truck swerved off the road, hitting and breaking a utility pole before crashing into a residential building. Injuries were reported, and emergency crews have since assisted everyone affected by the incident. Officials also contacted Eversource to replace the broken pole. The identities of those involved have yet to be disclosed pending an investigation. This post will be updated as soon as authorities release more information.

While authorities have yet to identify the culprit/cause of this crash, it’s important to point out that negligence or reckless behavior can result in serious collateral effects. Because of this, establishing accountability is important, not just in terms of bringing culprits to justice, but also in helping victims of these unfortunate events 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.


Bridgeport – Trucks Crash On Highway

Two trucks collided on the highway in Bridgeport last Friday morning.

At approximately 9:20 a.m., authorities dispatched fire and EMS crews to the southbound lanes of Route 8 after receiving reports of a crash that occurred just before Exit 2. According to responders, two trucks collided in the area, forcing one of the vehicles to roll over. Two lanes of the highway were blocked due to the crash, and this resulted in heavy delays stretching back around two miles. Medical personnel quickly tended to everyone injured in the incident. All lanes have since been cleared. The crash is still under investigation. Updates will be provided once officials release more information.

Accidents similar to this frequently occur on various roadways in the state, and these almost always result in injuries. Authorities will always work hard to identify the causes of these crashes as the information they collect can help improve road safety for everyone. Identifying culprits can also benefit crash victims as they can be entitled to various legal options in cases where DUI, reckless behavior or negligence have been 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.


Old Saybrook – Multiple Injuries In Bus Accident

Ten people were injured in a bus-truck collision in Old Saybrook last Wednesday.

A few minutes before 11:00 p.m., a bus carrying passengers was traveling on the northbound side of I-95 when it started approaching a construction zone near Exit 67. According to officials, instead of slowing down, the driver maintained a speed too fast for conditions. Because of this, the bus rear-ended a Department of Transportation truck carrying equipment needed for road work. Nine bus passengers sustained injuries and were tended to by emergency responders. The driver of the DOT truck, 54-year-old Rowan Monington, Jr., was also injured in the collision. Authorities are currently investigating the incident and will release more info when appropriate.

Several factors could have caused this accident, and authorities will explore all possibilities so that liability can be accurately established. Having said that, if reckless behavior or negligence is discovered, injured parties may pursue various options 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.

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