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Hartford – Crash With Entrapment

A motorist was trapped inside his car after an accident in Hartford last Sunday.

Authorities were alerted to reports of a crash and immediately sent fire and EMS crews to the area of 24 Park Place. According to officials, a vehicle rolled over, trapping its driver. Fire crews quickly worked to extricate the motorist, after which the driver was tended to by EMS personnel. The area was cordoned off for a few hours after the incident and has since been completely cleared. Authorities will release more details about the crash and its subsequent investigation as additional information becomes available.

Despite the inclusion of various safety features in almost all modern vehicles, there are still road-related incidents that result in occupant entrapment. Identifying the causes of these incidents can help authorities improve road safety for everyone. It’s also important to point out that people who are injured in accidents, particularly those involving negligence, should consult legal experts to determine what they are eligible for as this is an important step in finding closure after 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.


Hartford – Teen Injured In Motorcycle Crash

A scooter rider was seriously hurt in an accident in Hartford last Monday evening.

At approximately 11:30 p.m., a 17-year-old scooter driver sustained serious injuries after colliding with another motorcycle at the intersection of Merrill Street and New Park Avenue. Officials quickly arrived at the scene and cordoned off the intersection to allow responders to assist those affected by the collision. The identities of the scooter and motorcycle operators have yet to be released pending an investigation — an accident reconstruction team are still reviewing their findings. Authorities will release more updates as they become available.

Nighttime driving is inherently riskier to all motorists, so accurately identifying the causes of evening accidents can help authorities make all roads safer for everyone. It’s also important to note that victims of these accidents can talk to legal experts so that they can promptly find closure after 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.


Hartford – Hit-And-Run Incident Update

Authorities have released more information regarding a recent pedestrian incident in Hartford.

55-year-old Sharlene Mansfield was seriously hurt and eventually died after getting hit by a car in front of 404 Hillside Avenue. After acquiring video footage of the incident, officials have now identified the vehicle that hit Mansfield. A 2018 Hyundai Sonata, with license plate AU88355, was caught on camera traveling away from the accident site. The vehicle was recently reported missing/stolen in Ellington. Officials are still following leads related to the hit-and-run incident and will release more updates when appropriate.

Authorities investigating road incidents will always exhaust all avenues in bringing suspects/culprits to justice. It’s worth taking note of this because victims or their families also have various legal options at their disposal when involved in similar situations. Talking to a legal expert can also be beneficial in these cases.

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.


Hartford – Pedestrian Killed In Hit-And-Run

A pedestrian was hit by a passing vehicle in Hartford last Monday.

Authorities responded to the area of 404 Hillside Avenue after receiving reports of an accident and discovered 55-year-old Sharlene Mansfield seriously hurt after being hit by a car. Emergency crews immediately transported her to Hartford Hospital where she eventually died. Authorities are currently looking for the driver of the vehicle and are asking anyone who may have information about the incident to come forward and help officials.

It’s important to note that in this and other similar cases, victims or their families have various avenues that can help them find closure after these unfortunate events. Legal experts can help determine their options and create 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.


Hartford – Vehicle Accident On The Highway

An accident occurred on the highway in Hartford yesterday afternoon.

Authorities responded to reports of an incident on the southbound side of I-91 crossing Hartford, about a quarter of a mile before exit 27 (Airport Road), and discovered injuries after a vehicle accident. Emergency crews quickly arrived to process and clear the scene, while tending to those involved in the crash. Officials have yet to identify vehicles and motorists involved in the incident pending an investigation. Updates will be released as soon as they are collected.

Highway accidents are cleared quickly so that authorities can promptly focus on investigating the causes of these incidents. This is very important as it enables aggrieved/injured parties to file for damages/compensation and find closure as soon as possible.

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.


Hartford – Fatal Motorcycle Accident

A motorcycle collided with a car in Hartford last Tuesday evening.

Hartford authorities responded to reports of a crash at the intersection of Hillside Avenue and Hamilton Street. They discovered a car that collided with a motorcycle. The rider sustained serious injuries in the crash and was immediately brought to the hospital for treatment. The 32-year-old male victim died yesterday (Wednesday). According to officials, the accident was related to those involved ignoring traffic signs and markings at the intersection. The crash remains under investigation. More information will be released as soon as officials acquire them.

Based on information gathered from this and other similar cases, intersection accidents are frequently caused by motorists ignoring traffic signs. Taking note of this is important because, as a form of negligent behavior, suspects/culprits in these cases may be liable for the damages or injuries they might cause.

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.


Hartford – Interstate Accident

A vehicle accident closed down a section of the highway in Hartford late yesterday evening.

The incident occurred on the northbound side of I-91 crossing Hartford, a quarter of a mile before exit 33, at around 10:00 p.m. State and local crews have attended to those involved in the crash. Injuries were reported, and a section of the interstate was closed immediately following the crash. Officials cleared the scene less than half an hour after the accident was first reported. Authorities have yet to provide details regarding the incident. More information will be released when they become available.

It can be challenging to respond to highway accidents due to logistical concerns, but this case only proves how efficient emergency crews are in responding to road-related incidents. Having said that, investigating accidents promptly is also a priority for authorities so that culprits can be identified accurately. This is important because in cases where negligence is involved, injured parties can consult legal experts to determine what their options are.

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.


Hartford – Moped Crash Victim Identified

Local police just released the identity of the scooter crash victim in Hartford last Monday.

At just before 11:00 p.m., 42-year-old Wilson Matos was riding his scooter east on New Britain Avenue when he collided with a pickup truck making a turn from New Britain onto Julius Street. Matos sustained serious injuries in the crash and was immediately transported by emergency crews to the hospital where he later died. According to authorities, the pickup driver stayed at the accident scene and has cooperated with the investigation. Officials will release additional information about the incident when they become available.

Identifying the causes of accidents is always important to investigators, particularly in this case where the victim died. That said, if negligence is established in this and other similar incidents, victims or their families can file for damage/compensation claims.

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.


Hartford – Motorcycle Crash With Fatal Injuries

Two motorcycles were involved in a crash in Hartford early Tuesday morning.

The accident occurred on the northbound side of Route 15 crossing Hartford, near exit 85. Two motorcycles collided at approximately 1:00 a.m., injuring both riders. 31-year-old Julio Rodriguez of Hartford sustained fatal injuries in the accident, while 24-year-old Charles Wooding of Vernon sustained minor injuries. Authorities are currently investigating the cause of the crash and will release more details about the incident when they become available.

Motorcycle riders have a higher risk of sustaining injuries in accidents, so establishing liability in these cases is important. That said, if negligence, DUI or reckless driving are involved in any of these cases, injured parties may file for damages/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.


Hartford – Charges Filed After Fatal Injuries

A man involved in a fatal crash in Hartford was charged yesterday.

On February 21, 2019, 45-year-old Benjamin Andrade was driving a tractor-trailer at the intersection of Walnut and High Streets when he hit a vehicle driven by 77-year-old Carl Loven. Fatal injuries were sustained by Loven in the crash, and he died soon after. Andrade did not leave the scene and cooperated with authorities. Still, officials found enough evidence to charge Andrade with driving without a CDL, misconduct with a motor vehicle and failure to obey traffic signs.

This case is a clear example of how Connecticut laws value motorists’ safety. Under appropriate circumstances, and with the help of legal experts, injuries or deaths caused by negligence or reckless behavior can be strong grounds for granting damages/compensation to aggrieved 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.

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