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North Stonington – Head-On Collision Causes Fatal Injuries

A head-on crash in North Stonington last Saturday evening results in fatal injuries.

The incident occurred on Pendleton Hill Road (Route 49), just north of its intersection with Puttker and Grindstone Hill Roads. 34-year-old Mindy Jones was driving her 2007 Toyota Camry south on Route 49 when she collided with a 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee being driven by 53-year-old Kathleen Laflamme. According to police, the crash occurred on the northbound lane of the road. Laflamme sustained minor injuries and was immediately transported to Westerly Hospital for treatment. Jones sustained serious injuries and was also taken to Westerly Hospital where she was pronounced dead a short time later. Authorities are still investigating the incident.

Head-on collisions almost always cause injuries to involved parties, so establishing accountability is imperative in this type of accident. That said, it pays to be aware of our rights and options as motorists if ever this happens to us or our loved ones. Consulting a legal expert can be useful in this situation.

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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