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Westport – Pole Hit Causes Driver Injury

A truck hits a utility pole yesterday, causing injuries to the driver.

Westport police and fire departments responded to a report of a crashed vehicle on Wilton Road yesterday. When they arrived, they found the pickup truck resting on a utility pole. The driver sustained injuries in the incident and was transported to the hospital by Westport EMS. The identity of the driver was not disclosed by officials, and the accident scene has since been cleared by authorities.

Single-vehicle accidents can be challenging to investigate because the driver is typically the only suspect considered, particularly in negligence and DUI cases. That said, there have been instances where accidents were caused by vehicle defects, improper road design, road defects and the like. If it can be established that the driver isn’t at fault in cases like this, he/she can file for personal injury claims with the help of legal 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.

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