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Westbrook – Fatal Junction Crash

A motorist was killed in a junction accident in Westbrook Saturday evening.

Emergency teams responded to the intersection of Route 145 and Ortner Drive after authorities received reports of a crash in the area. According to responders, a 2003 Toyota Camry and a tractor-trailer collided at the scene, killing the driver of the Toyota, 29-year-old Patrick John Mezick of Monroe. The driver of the semi was not injured. Authorities have yet to determine the cause of the crash and are still investigating the case. We will update this post when new info becomes available.

These types of accidents, small vehicles that collide with large trucks, almost always result in serious injuries or even deaths. Identifying their causes is crucial as this can help prevent future incidents. That said, motorists injured due to negligent or reckless behavior should consult legal experts so that they can determine if filing for damages/compensation would be an appropriate response post-crash.

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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