Authorities responded to a highway incident in Southport Wednesday afternoon.
At approximately 3:00 p.m., emergency teams were dispatched to an unspecified section of I-95 to extinguish brush fires that have lit up along the interstate. Responders from both Westport and Fairfield arrived on-site and immediately started to contain the blaze. A short time later, reports of an injured person were received by officials, prompting them to send EMS teams to the area. It is not yet clear if the injured party is a responder or a motorist or pedestrian. He/she has since been tended to by medical personnel. Authorities have yet to release details regarding this incident. We will update this story as more info becomes available.
While we still don’t know who was injured in this incident, it’s worth pointing out how emergency responders risk their own safety to protect or save those in harm’s way. Across the state, people are injured in various incidents, some of which involve reckless or negligent behavior. Helping injured parties cope and find closure is crucial. Fortunately, there are legal avenues that victims can explore with the help of 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.