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Madison – SUV Rollover Crash Causes Fatal Injuries

A teenager died after a rollover crash in Madison last Saturday evening.

The incident occurred at approximately 7:10 p.m. near the ticket booth of the Hammonasset Beach State Park. An SUV with six occupants, including the driver, rolled over near the park entrance. The accident threw two people from the SUV. One of the passengers, 18-year-old Nicolas Proto, sustained serious injuries in the crash and was pronounced dead at the hospital. Four other occupants were transported to the hospital for treatment of injuries. Authorities are investigating the accident.

Single-vehicle accidents are investigated thoroughly to determine if negligence, DUI or reckless behavior are involved. If these factors are eliminated, then authorities explore other possibilities such as product/vehicle defects. It pays to take note of these situations because we need to be aware of our legal rights and options as motorists.

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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