Westport – Rush-Hour Highway Crash
A rush-hour accident resulted in heavy delays in Westport yesterday morning.
The incident was reported at 7:57 a.m., prompting authorities to dispatch firefighters and paramedics to Exit 42 on Route 15 South. The crash blocked off the left lane of the highway and caused heavy delays that stretched back to Exit 44 in Fairfield. All lanes were cleared about an hour later and, as of posting time, all involved motorists have been tended to by authorities. No one has been identified yet, and officials are currently collating evidence that will help them identify the cause of the incident. This post will be updated as soon as more info becomes available.
As this incident has shown, the risk of collateral effects, such as delays and possibly more accidents, is quite high in highway crashes. Processing and clearing these sites is always the priority, as is identifying their causes so that liable parties can be apprehended. These things said, people injured due to the negligence of others are advised to seek legal guidance so that any appropriate action can be properly discussed.
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.