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Stratford – Charges Against Reckless Driver

A New Jersey man was just arrested in connection with an accident in Stratford that resulted in multiple injuries.

25-year-old Jesse Garcia-Mercado surrendered to local police after an arrest warrant was issued against him. Garcia-Mercado was driving one of two minivans involved in a crash on Route 110 (Main Street) last July that resulted in multiple injuries. A total of 13 people, including several children, were taken to the hospital following the head-on collision. Garcia-Mercado is currently facing multiple charges of assault, third-degree assault, and failure to wear a seatbelt, as well as individual charges of tailgating, risk of injury to a minor, and reckless driving.

This case highlights many of the details and circumstances that surround road accidents that result in serious injuries. In many of these situations, authorities would discover reckless behavior or negligence on the part of specific individuals, mostly drivers. It pays to take note of this and other similar cases because they inform us of our rights as motorists. We have options at our disposal if ever we are involved/injured in accidents. We just have to remember that there are legal experts who can help us cope with these unfortunate events.

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.


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