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Bethany – Fatal Truck Accident

A motorist was killed in a truck accident in Bethany last Tuesday.

At around 5:00 p.m., authorities received word of a crash on Amity Road. Responders dispatched to the area discovered an accident that resulted in one fatality. 60-year-old James Skaarva was attempting to cross Route 63 when he was struck by a truck with a snowplow. Skaarva sustained critical injuries and died on the spot. The driver of the pickup truck, 63-year-old Henry Sarbieski, immediately stopped and has cooperated with officials. The case is currently under investigation, and authorities are asking witnesses to contact them as soon as possible.

Current weather conditions can make it challenging for motorists to spot other people or obstructions on many roads. Having said that, all incidents will be investigated thoroughly to eliminate the possibility of DUI or negligent behavior. The involvement of any of these factors can enable victims to pursue legal avenues against negligent parties.

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.


Bethany – Pedestrian Hit By Vehicle

A pedestrian accident occurred in Bethany late yesterday afternoon.

At around 5:15 p.m., officials received reports of a crash on Route 63. Emergency teams were quickly sent to the area and blocked off Amity Road between Cheshire and Clark Roads in the towns of Bethany and Naugatuck. A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle at the scene. No word yet on DUI or hit-and-run. Paramedics have since arrived on-site to assist the injured pedestrian, though it’s not yet clear if the victim was hospitalized. The case is currently under active investigation.

Pedestrian accidents frequently result in injuries and can be caused by multiple factors. It’s important to quickly determine if DUI, reckless behavior or negligence could have played a part in these incidents because this may open legal avenues that both the state and victims can pursue. In many instances, filing for damages can be an appropriate course of action.

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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