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Voluntown – Fatal Single-Vehicle Accident

A motorist was killed in a crash in Voluntown early Saturday morning.

At 5:24 a.m., 24-year-old Gianpiel Maya-Rodriguez was traveling east on Beach Pond Road (Route 165) when his vehicle suddenly veered off its proper path and crashed. Maya-Rodriguez sustained critical injuries and was pronounced dead at Backus Hospital. There are currently no signs pointing to the involvement of other vehicles in the incident. The case is still under active investigation and authorities are encouraging possible witnesses to contact them as soon as possible.

Many instances of single-vehicle crashes can be attributed to either driver error (sometimes DUI) or vehicle failures/defects. It’s the goal of investigators to study all of these factors so that accountability can be accurately established. This process will not just allow suspects to be apprehended, but also enable victims or their families to look at avenues they can explore with expert legal counsel 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.


Preston – Local Driver Killed In Crash

A vehicle hit a tree in Preston last Thursday, killing its driver.

74-year-old Robert Kleeman was driving his 2007 Isuzu east on Route 165 (Shetucket Turnpike) when his vehicle suddenly swerved onto the opposite lane and off the roadway, crashing into a tree and rolling over. Responders immediately transported Kleeman to The William W. Backus Hospital where he was eventually pronounced dead. Authorities are currently investigating the crash and looking for witnesses that can provide relevant info. Officials are asking anyone who may have witnessed the incident to contact them right away.

Reports from witnesses can really help authorities identify the causes of this and other similar cases. Single-vehicle accidents are particularly challenging to investigate because, in many instances, their causes are not readily apparent. Having said that, the discovery of any form of negligence not associated with victims can allow them or their families to explore various options with the help of legal experts. Filing for damages is a possible option and shouldn’t be overlooked by involved 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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