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Hamden – Town Crash Update

Authorities just released more details regarding last Wednesday’s crash in Hamden.

At around 8:30 p.m., 25-year-old Moet Bacote of New Haven was driving his vehicle south on State Street (Route 5) when his vehicle suddenly swerved onto the opposite lane, crashing into a box truck being driven by a 26-year-old resident of Middlefield. Bacote sustained serious injuries in the head-on crash and was taken to Yale-New Haven Hospital where he pronounced dead shortly after. The still-unidentified driver of the truck was also transported to the hospital for treatment of serious injuries. Both vehicles sustained heavy damage and blocked off the roadway for several hours. Route 5 has since been cleared of all obstructions. The crash is still under investigation.

Authorities always investigate head-on collisions with the goal of making changes that can hopefully prevent future incidents. There have been cases where similar collisions were caused by reckless behavior, negligence or DUI, so these are factors that officials will always look at. Establishing liability will not only bring culprits to justice, but also allow victims to pursue legal options that can help them find closure.

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.


Hamden – Entrapment And Injuries In Crash

A motorist was trapped and injured in a crash in Hamden yesterday morning.

Local fire and EMS crews responded to 2891 State Street (Route 5) after receiving reports of an accident in the area. According to responders, a car was involved in a crash, trapping its occupant/driver. Firefighters had to extricate the injured person, after which he/she was tended to by medical personnel and transported to Yale-New Haven Hospital for further treatment. The identity of the motorist has yet to be disclosed by officials pending an investigation into the cause of the crash. Authorities blocked off the area temporarily — it has since been cleared. Officials will release updates, including the identity of the injured motorist, when appropriate.

Vehicle entrapment still occurs despite various safety features in almost all modern vehicles. It usually indicates the severity of a particular crash, as well as highlight the risk motorists have to shoulder when traveling anywhere. These things said, it’s important to know what causes these accidents so that similar situations can be prevented. Identifying causes/culprits can also open various legal avenues that injured parties can explore, including filing for damages as a way of finding closure after these traumatic 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.


Hamden – Highway Crash

Officials responded to a highway crash in Hamden yesterday.

State and local authorities were alerted to the accident and immediately sent emergency crews to the southbound lanes of Route 15, about a fifth of a mile before Exit 60 (Route 10/Dixwell Avenue). An unspecified number of vehicles was involved in a crash that resulted in injuries. EMS crews have since attended to motorists affected by the incident, and the crash site has since been cleared. Officials have yet to identify victims/affected parties pending an investigation. This story will be updated when we receive more information.

The dedication that responders always exhibit when dealing with accidents cannot be overstated. That said, following the investigations of these crashes can help us understand the circumstances surrounding various road incidents, and the options we may be entitled to if ever we or our loved ones are involved in similar situations.

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.


Hamden – Vehicle Crashes Into House

A vehicle crashes into a residential building in Hamden yesterday afternoon.

The incident was reported at around 1:00 p.m. and occurred on Westminster Street. Emergency crews were immediately dispatched to the area and discovered a pickup truck that had collided into a house. Both the house and the pickup truck incurred significant damage. The driver of the vehicle sustained injuries and was quickly attended to by EMS personnel. The crash is currently being investigated, and officials will release more information about the incident as they become available.

There have been instances in the past there vehicle-property collisions were caused by product defects, so this is a possibility that investigators will always look into. That said, if authorities discover negligence in any of these accidents, injured parties may have the option of filing for damages as determined by their legal counsel.

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.


Hamden – Car Crashes Into Home

A house was damaged after a car crash in Hamden last Monday evening.

The accident occurred at 45 Bowen Street before 10:00 p.m. and involved one vehicle that had crashed into a house, damaging its porch and a vehicle parked in front of it. Emergency crews arrived at the scene and tended to motorists involved in the crash. One person had to be transported to Yale-New Haven Hospital for treatment. The incident is still under investigation.

There have been cases in the past where this type of accident resulted from either driver negligence or vehicle defects, so authorities will always look at these factors when investigating these incident. That said, people who are injured in this type of incident, and who are not responsible for the crash, can consult their legal counsel to determine their best course of action when it comes to filing for damages/compensation.

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.


Hamden – Truck Accident On Highway

A truck rolled over on the highway in Hamden yesterday.

Fire crews responded to reports of a crash on the westbound side of Route 40 and discovered a box truck that rolled over, trapping its driver inside. Emergency crews had to cut off the roof of the vehicle to extricate the occupant. The victim has since been transported to the hospital for treatment. Officials also had to deal with leaking fuel tanks and advised other motorists to avoid the area. The crash is currently under investigation. Authorities will release updates as they become available.

Truck accidents are always investigated for possible product/vehicle defects as these factors have caused similar incidents in the past. That said, if authorities discover any form of negligence in these cases, those injured may have the option of filing for damages/compensation under 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.

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.


Hamden – Damages Filed In Pedestrian Incident

A damage claim has just been filed by the husband of a pedestrian crash victim in Hamden.

Edward Wilczynski from North Haven just filed a case in connection to a July 28, 2018 road incident that killed his wife, 50-year-old Kristin Wilczynski. The accident occurred on Dixwell Avenue, near its intersection with Old Dixwell Avenue. Wilczynski was trying to cross the road when she was hit by a vehicle driven by then 28-year-old Courtney Bothwell, also from North Haven. Wilczynski sustained serious injuries in the crash and was brought to Yale-New Haven hospital by EMS crews, but died soon after. Bothwell was arrested last January and charged with negligent homicide, among other charges. According to police reports, Bothwell claimed she looked away from the road to tend to a puppy that was inside her vehicle when the crash happened. Edward Wilczynski’s recent filing has cited reckless and negligent behavior as factors that initiated the crash. The case is still ongoing.

This recent filing highlights just one example of various legal avenues victims of road incidents have at their disposal when involved in these situations. Taking note of these incidents is important because if we or our loved ones are ever involved in similar cases, we will be aware of our options.

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.


Hamden – Multi-Vehicle Crash With Injuries

Six vehicles were involved in a crash in Hamden yesterday.

The pileup occurred on Dixwell Avenue (Route 10) in front of the town high school. Emergency crews had to extricate four people from their vehicles. Five people have since been transported to the hospital for treatment of injuries. Authorities have now started investigating the cause of the crash. Further updates, including the identities of those involved, will be released as soon as officials collect them.

Multiple-vehicle accidents can be challenging to investigate — culprits/causes are not readily obvious in most cases. That said, investigators will always study all possibilities so that they can accurately establish liability. It’s also important to know that if any form of negligence or reckless behavior can be associated with these incidents, injured parties may be entitled to compensation with the help of expert legal counsel.

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.


Hamden – Police Chase Results In Damage And Injuries

A police chase that started in New Haven ended with a crash in Hamden yesterday afternoon.

Shortly after noon, New Haven police were alerted to a possible crime and tried to apprehend a suspect who fled in a car. The vehicle crossed into Hamden, with local police continuing the chase until the suspect vehicle crashed into an SUV near the intersection of Dixwell Avenue (Route 10) and Benham Street. Officials eventually discovered three occupants in the suspect vehicle. Emergency crews transported one person to the hospital for treatment of injuries. The incident is still being investigated and authorities are looking for possible leads or witnesses who can provide more information.

While it might seem that all the occupants of the suspect vehicle in this case could be liable, investigators still need to consider all possible angles before establishing accountability. This is particularly important because if negligence is discovered, and injured parties are absolved of any ill intent, they can file for damages/compensation under proper 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.

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.


Hamden – Man Hospitalized After Crash

A man was seriously hurt in an accident in Hamden yesterday.

The crash occurred on Route 15 (Wilbur Cross Parkway) and involved a 19-year-old man. He was driving his Jeep when the vehicle swerved off the road and into the woods. He sustained serious injuries in the crash and was immediately brought by emergency crews to Yale-New Haven Hospital for treatment. According to officials, other vehicles were not involved in the incident. Additional information will be provided by authorities when they become available.

Investigators study single-vehicle incidents thoroughly because there have been instances in the past where product/vehicle defects have resulted in accidents and injuries. If these factors are established in any crash, injured/aggrieved parties may be entitled to damages/compensation 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.

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