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Norwich – Highway Vehicle Crash

Authorities were alerted to a highway crash in Norwich late yesterday afternoon.

At around 5:40 p.m., officials received reports of a crash on the northbound side of I-395, about a mile past Exit 11 (Salem Turnpike/Route 82). Fire and EMS crews were quickly dispatched to the area and discovered an accident involving an unspecified number of vehicles. Injuries were reported, and medical personnel immediately tended to everyone involved in the incident. The crash blocked off a portion of the highway that road crews were able to clear about half an hour later. The incident is currently under investigation. Authorities have yet to identify anyone and will do so, as well as release more info, when appropriate.

In practically all instances, authorities would respond to any road incident across the state in a matter of minutes. This not only highlights the dedication officials have in promoting road safety but also their constant goal of identifying crash causes so that these issues can be effectively addressed. These things said, motorists should also be aware of their legal options when involved/injured in various accidents. Legal experts can help them understand these options, as well as create courses of action that can help them cope and 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.


Thompson – Truck Accident On The Highway

An accident in Thompson early yesterday morning forced a partial closure of the highway for several hours.

At approximately 4:30 a.m., state and local officials received reports of a crash on the northbound side of I-395 at Exit 53 (Wilsonville Road). Upon arriving at the scene they discovered a truck that had crashed in the area, blocking a portion of the highway. Responders quickly attended to motorists injured in the crash, while other crews initiated cleanup operations. It took them several hours to clear the site of obstructions, eventually declaring all lanes cleared by 1:44 p.m. The incident is still under investigation, and officials are asking anyone with information about the crash to contact them right away.

Truck accidents frequently result in serious injuries, road closures, and heavy delays. It’s important to address causes related to these incidents so that future crashes can be avoided. That said, and more than just a preventive measure, establishing accountability can also allow people injured in these situations to find closure. More than that, they can also be entitled to damages in cases involving negligence, and legal experts can determine what options people can pursue 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.


Killingly – Highway Truck Crash

A truck figured in a highway accident in Killingly yesterday morning.

Emergency crews were dispatched to the southbound lanes of I-395 at approximately 11:26 a.m., about a mile past Exit 37A (Route 6). A truck was involved in an accident that resulted in injuries and closed down a section of the highway. Officials have yet to identify anyone involved in the crash and the extent of their injuries, though fire and EMS crews were requested. The scene has since been cleared of any obstruction. Authorities will release more information as their investigation into the cause of the incident progresses.

Truck accidents almost always result in delays and injuries, so road crews are always extra diligent in dealing with these incidents. That said, identifying the causes of these accidents remains an important goal of authorities. This can also benefit victims of these crashes because it opens up various options they can explore 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.


Norwich – Truck Accident Victim Identified

The victim of last Monday’s highway accident in Norwich has now been identified.

61-year-old Robert P. Neubig of Wallingford was driving a tractor-trailer south on I-395 when he lost control of his vehicle near Exit 11. Neubig sustained critical injuries in the crash and died soon after. The truck caught fire and blocked the entire southbound side of the highway after the crash but has since been cleared. The case is still under investigation. Further updates will be provided as they become available.

Details regarding this incident are pointing to various factors that may have caused the crash. Suffice it to say, authorities will investigate all possibilities in this accident as accurately identifying the cause can help them make highway driving safer for everyone. In other situations similar to this, motorists who are injured may have the option of filing for damages if legal experts deem it appropriate.

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.


Norwich – Truck Crash With Fatality

A motorist was killed in a truck accident in Norwich yesterday.

State police quickly responded to the area near Exit 11 of the southbound side of I-395 and discovered a tractor-trailer that had crashed. This prompted authorities to close down the highway up to Exit 14 for several hours after the incident. According to reports, one person was killed in the accident. Details are currently scarce — officials have yet to identify people involved pending a thorough investigation. Updates will be released as they become available.

Highway accidents involving trucks; tractor-trailers, in particular; can frequently result in heavy damage and serious injuries. Authorities work on preventing these incidents by identifying and promptly addressing crash causes/culprits. It pays to be aware of this because victims of these unfortunate incidents can consult legal experts to determine if they can file 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.


Montville – School Bus Crash on I-395

A school bus was involved in a crash in Montville yesterday.

Connecticut State Police responded to a report of a crash on the northbound side of I-395 crossing Montville involving a car and a school bus. The transport bus was carrying passengers. 18 students were transported to the hospital for evaluation and treatment of minor injuries. Authorities reported a total of 15 ambulances arrived at the scene. Additional details about the accident have yet to be provided by officials.

Connecticut laws strongly protect the safety of all motorists plying its roads and highways. In this example, if authorities can prove that this accident was caused by negligence, DUI or reckless driving, aggrieved parties can file for compensation/physical injury 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.


Danielson – Negligent Truck Driver Given Prison Sentence

Last Friday, a man from Glastonbury was sentenced to 45 days in prison in relation to a crash in Plainfield.

46-year-old Edward Stratton was sentenced by a Danielson Superior Court to 45 days in prison for negligent homicide and driving without a medical card and valid commercial license. On September 10, 2016, Stratton was driving a tractor-trailer on Interstate 395 when he hit a vehicle in front of him. A camera inside his truck recorded his behavior when the crash occurred. He looked as if he was falling asleep. Erica Bedard was driving the vehicle in front of the truck, while 3-month-old Ciera Dube was in the back seat. Ciera Dube was killed in the accident.

This case is noteworthy as it exemplifies how Connecticut laws protect the safety of everyone on the road and how negligent driving/behavior is punishable in the state. That said, and if circumstances allow, aggrieved parties can also ask for personal injury 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.

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