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Stratford – Car Chase Causes Injuries

A car chase in Stratford last Tuesday evening results in several injuries and the arrest of three suspects.

The incident started at around 8:30 p.m. A 2003 Honda Civic with three occupants ran a red light at the intersection of Main Street and Broadbridge Avenue. Police in the area tried to apprehend the suspects but the vehicle didn’t stop, turning onto Stratford Avenue and running another red light in the process. The suspects’ car then turned onto Bruce Avenue where it collided with a vehicle occupied by two police detectives. The Honda Civic kept on running until it pulled over on West Avenue. Police immediately apprehended two of the suspects. The third one was arrested on Victory Street a short time later. The driver, 18-year-old Sherrard Lytrell Colon, was charged with reckless driving, plate misuse, operating an unregistered vehicle, among other offenses. 18-year-old Justin Montgomery and Justin Perez were both charged with interfering with an officer. The two police detectives whose vehicle was hit by the suspects sustained injuries in the incident and were transported to Bridgeport Hospital.

This incident typifies how reckless driving/behavior can cause injuries on the road. It pays to take note of this and similar cases. If ever this happens to us or our loved ones, we as aggrieved parties can be entitled to damage/compensation claims under the appropriate circumstances.

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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