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West Haven – Sentencing In Fatal Crash

A motorist was just sentenced to prison for killing another driver in West Haven.

47-year-old Robert Kryzkij will spend 12 years in prison after pleading guilty to first-degree manslaughter, violating probation and engaging police in pursuit last July. On November 9, 2017, Kryzkij was driving a vehicle that rear-ended a car in Orange. Instead of stopping, Kryzkij fled the scene, prompting officials to pursue the suspect. He eventually made it to Meloy Road in West Haven where he collided head-on with a car driven by then 54-year-old Philip Hunt. Hunt sustained critical injuries and died in the crash. At the time of the incident, Kryzkij was driving under the influence. According to records, Kryzkij has a history of various offenses, including assault and other incidents of DUI.

This case highlights the circumstances that surround most road incidents caused by DUI. It is imperative that these offenders are taken off the road and brought to justice. That said, victims of these events have options at their disposal. Aggrieved parties should be given opportunities to cope and find closure, and in many cases, legal experts can help victims make sense of these 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.


West Haven – Interstate Vehicle Accident

Authorities responded to a highway crash in West Haven late Sunday evening.

Heavy delays were reported on the southbound lanes of I-95 following a crash that occurred between Exits 43 and 42. At approximately 9:55 p.m. an unspecified number of vehicles was involved in a crash that resulted in injuries. This prompted state and local officials to dispatch fire and EMS crews to the area. All motorists involved have been accounted for and tended to by responders. The incident blocked off a portion of the highway, though all lanes have since been cleared. No word yet on the current status of all injured/involved motorists and the crash is still under investigation.

Officials handling any road incident follow strict protocols to ensure the safety of everyone involved, as well as to allow investigators ample time to collect evidence and identify crash culprits. The second goal is noteworthy because if officials discover negligence in any of these cases, injured parties may have the option to seek damages 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.


West Haven – Highway Rollover Crash

A rollover crash on the highway results in heavy delays in West Haven yesterday morning.

Authorities responded to the southbound side of I-95 after receiving reports of a crash between Exits 42 and 41. A vehicle overturned on the highway, resulting in injuries and blocking two southbound lanes. Fire and EMS crews quickly arrived at the scene to assist everyone involved in the crash. No word yet on the number of vehicles and motorists affected by the incident. The crash is currently under investigation, and authorities will release more details as soon as they become available.

This incident highlights the need for authorities to process and clear crash sites as quickly as possible — avoiding collateral effects such as traffic delays are important considerations. That said, the main objective of officials will always be the accurate identification of accident causes/culprits as bringing these to justice can help authorities improve road safety. Not only that, establishing liability can also allow aggrieved parties to pursue various legal options that can help them find closure. One suitable course of action in this scenario would be to 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.


West Haven – Injuries After Interstate Crash

A highway crash happened in West Haven earlier this morning.

The accident occurred a few minutes before 2:00 a.m. on the southbound side of I-95 crossing West Haven, less than half a mile before exit 41 (off-ramp to Marsh Hill Road). Injuries were reported, and authorities closed off sections of the highway upon arriving at the scene. The area has since been cleared. Information about people and vehicles involved have yet to be disclosed pending an investigation. Updates will be released when appropriate.

Authorities work diligently to assist anyone involved in road-related incidents, anywhere and at any time. Following officials investigating accidents can help inform us of our rights and legal options if ever we are involved in similar incidents in the future.

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.


West Haven – Truck Accident On I-95

Motorists experienced heavy traffic on I-95 after a truck accident yesterday.

The incident was reported at approximately 7:52 a.m. According to officials, the crash occurred on I-95 crossing West Haven between exits 41 and 42. A portion of the northbound side of the highway was closed immediately after the incident, causing heavy traffic stretching back to Milford. Officials are investigating the crash and have reported injuries. Additional details have yet to be provided by authorities.

Single-vehicle/truck accidents can either be caused by the driver or defective machinery/vehicles. In cases of defective vehicles, aggrieved parties can seek help from legal experts in this field to evaluate their 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.


West Haven – Two Injured By Reckless Bike Riders

A group of ATV and dirt bike riders was arrested in New Haven last Saturday.

At approximately 5:30 p.m., authorities responded to reports of a group of dirt bikes and ATVs being driven erratically on Campbell Avenue. Authorities observed over 15 riders behaving recklessly in an area of West Haven known for heavy pedestrian and vehicular traffic. Officers were trying to establish order in the intersection of Campbell Avenue and Captain Thomas Boulevard when one of the dirt bike riders hit an officer. Both fell on the ground. Another pedestrian, a young girl, was also hit by another rider. Both victims sustained injuries and the young girl was immediately taken to a local hospital for treatment. Local police arrested four suspects in the aftermath of the incident — three motorcycle riders and one pedestrian. Charges of assault, reckless driving, interfering with police, possession of a controlled substance, disorderly conduct, among other offenses were filed against the suspects.

Riding an ATV, motorcycle, dirt bike — any vehicle, for that matter — makes people accountable for their actions of public roads. In this case, injuries sustained by officials or pedestrians directly caused by these reckless actions can be grounds for personal 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.


West Haven – Pedestrian Accident

A pedestrian was hit by a car in West Haven last Friday evening.

Authorities are currently investigating a pedestrian accident that occurred on Boston Post Road at the Front Avenue intersection at approximately 8:29 p.m. A male pedestrian was trying to cross that intersection when a vehicle traveling east, tagged as a Mercedes-Benz, hit him. The victim sustained fatal injuries and was immediately transported to the hospital. He was later pronounced dead by hospital officials. The incident was not reported as a hit-and-run — the driver of the vehicle stopped after the accident.

Pedestrian incidents that result in injuries or death can be grounds for compensation claims, either by victims or families. These cases are investigated by authorities to determine causes, and in cases of DUI or negligence, establish liability.

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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