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Hamden – Officer Injured In Crash

A local officer was injured in a vehicle crash in Hamden late Tuesday evening.

A Hamden Police officer was traveling on Benham Street, trying to locate a suspect involved in another incident on Mix Avenue, when the officer was struck by another vehicle driven by Michael Uihlein. The identity of the police officer remains undisclosed — he/she was transported to Yale-New Haven Hospital for treatment of multiple injuries. A subsequent investigation revealed that Uihlein was under the influence when the collision occurred. He was immediately apprehended and is now facing charges of improper passing and driving under the influence. He is scheduled to appear in court on December 27.

Whatever the circumstance, driving under the influence is a serious offense and suspects are immediately apprehended to stop them from possibly hurting other people. Motorists or pedestrians who are injured due to the actions of these negligent individuals are advised to consult legal experts because they have to be informed 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.

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