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Shelton – Gas Leak After Vehicle Accident

Yesterday, May 20, a car accident caused a gas leak in Shelton.

Shelton police reported a gas leak on River Road that prompted an evacuation of businesses in the vicinity of River Road and Constitution Boulevard. Police Lt. Robert Kozlowsky said they had to close down River Road between Murphy’s Lane and Petremont Lane, making way for respondents to repair the gas leak and secure the area. The leak started when apparently a car rolled over on River Road, just in front of Riverdale Diner, hitting what authorities believe was a vent pipe. The resulting leak prompted the emergency response. Additional details about the car accident or people injured in the incident have yet to be provided by officials.

This is an uncommon case where a car accident also caused property damage, utility equipment in this example. Regardless of the causes of these types of accidents, people who are injured by these events can file for personal injury claims with the help of 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.