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Westbrook – Fatal Crash Update

Officials have released more details regarding last Saturday’s fatal crash in Westbrook.

At around 8:11 p.m., a car and an oil tanker collided near the intersection of Ortner Drive and Horse Hill Road. The driver of the car, 29-year-old Patrick Mezick of Monroe, was killed in the collision, while 44-year-old Robert Cohen of Bridgeport was driving the truck and was not hurt in the crash. Based on collected evidence, Mezick was traveling south when his vehicle suddenly swerved onto the northbound lane, crashing into Cohen’s truck. The incident is still under active investigation. More updates will be provided when appropriate.

Some road incidents have insidious causes and need to be thoroughly investigated before liability can be identified. Regardless of severity or circumstances, authorities are expected to study these cases carefully until responsible parties are brought to justice. In some scenarios, victims or their families may also have options at their disposal, and it’s important that everyone is made aware of these possibilities.

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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