Newtown – Truck Down An Embankment
A truck accident occurred in Newtown yesterday afternoon.
At approximately 2:02 p.m., reports came in of a truck crash on South Main Street (Route 25). Responders arrived in the area and immediately blocked off the roadway at its intersection with Pecks Lane upon discovery of a truck that had swerved off Route 25, crashing down an embankment. Injuries were reported and EMS crews were dispatched to the area. Both state and local officials have arrived in the area to assist everyone affected by the incident, though it’s still not specified how many motorists were involved. The crash is currently under investigation. Updates to this accident will be posted as soon as authorities release more info.
In many cases, truck accidents result in serious injuries and heavy damage. While driver error has caused some of these accidents in the past, there have also been cases of equipment/vehicle failures causing these crashes. Authorities are expected to look at all possibilities when investigating these incidents with the goal of accurately establishing liability. For motorists injured in similar cases, it’s important to be aware of our legal rights and options. The involvement of negligence, DUI or reckless behavior can allow us to explore the possibility of seeking damages 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.