Newtown – Rush-Hour Highway Crash
Officials responded to reports of a highway crash in Newtown late yesterday afternoon.
At around 5:30 p.m., emergency crews were dispatched to the eastbound lanes of I-84 and discovered a vehicle accident near Exit 11 (Wasserman Way). The crash site was quickly cordoned off to allow responders to assist everyone injured in the incident. No word yet on the number of vehicles and people affected. It took a while for authorities to process and clear the site due to various circumstances involved. The accident site was cleared of all obstructions at approximately 7:00 p.m. The crash is currently under investigation. Updates will be provided as soon as authorities release more info.
It’s not uncommon for accidents to occur on major thoroughfares like I-84 during rush hours. Preventing these accidents require authorities to accurately identify crash causes/culprits so that issues that result in crashes can be addressed. These things said, motorists should also be aware of their options if involved in similar situations. In incidents where negligence is discovered, injured parties may have the option of seeking damages as 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.