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Harwinton – Burn Injuries Following Accident

Two SUVs collided in Harwinton Saturday afternoon.

At around 3:12 p.m., a Jeep Liberty driven by a 79-year-old Harwinton resident was traveling east on Litchfield Road when it unexpectedly veered onto the opposite lane and crashed into a Hyundai Santa Fe with three occupants. The Hyundai was forced off the road and into a utility pole, while the Jeep was thrown back onto the eastbound lane and caught fire. No one in the Hyundai was seriously hurt. The driver of the Jeep sustained severe burn injuries and was immediately transported to Charlotte Hungerford Hospital for treatment. Officials are investigating the crash and will release more info when appropriate.

Black ice is common this time of year, and all motorists are advised to take extra precautions when operating their vehicles. While the cause of this crash has yet to be formally identified, adverse weather conditions are typically involved in similar scenarios. These things said, people injured in these incidents would benefit from advice that legal experts can provide. They have to be made aware of their options as these can 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.

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