Avon, CT (December 16, 2020) – On Wednesday afternoon, December 16, a truck accident with injuries occurred at an Avon intersection.
According to police, the accident happened at the intersection of US-44 and Waterville Road. The crash took place for unknown reasons when an oil tanker and two passenger vehicles collided. The truck had extensive front-end damage while the vehicles had rear-end damage.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene of the crash to help those in need. One person, who has not yet been identified, was transported to Hartford Hospital for treatment of minor injuries.
The roadway was completely closed down at the intersection for some time as police worked to clear oil from the scene.
No further details have been released but the investigation is currently ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Truck Accidents in Connecticut
In 2015 alone, it was reported that approximately 266 people were killed in truck accidents in the state of Connecticut while many others received injuries. These accidents are commonly catastrophic due to the fact that they involve some of the largest vehicles on our roads. Being injured in a truck accident will likely leave you with questions that you will not be able to answer on your own. This is why you should have the help of a legal advocate on your side.
The aftermath of a Connecticut truck accident can impact your life in many ways. Not only will you have a long road to recovery to endure, but you may also wonder how you can hold a party liable for their actions that led up to your accident. There are many parties who could be found to blame for these collisions including truck drivers, trucking companies, manufacturers, cargo loaders, and more. If you have sustained harm in one of these accidents, you should act quickly to retain your rights. See our proven track record of success representing those who have suffered from injuries due to truck accidents at https://mchamberslaw.com/testimonials/.
Our attorneys at Michael L. Chambers, Jr. are here to protect your rights after you have been hurt in a truck accident that is not your fault. Truck drivers and companies are expected to abide by certain regulations, which is why these accidents do not typically happen as commonly as other accidents on our roads. If you have sustained serious harm as a result of one of these accidents, you may wonder where you can turn. Please contact a truck accident attorney in Connecticut at (860) 231-9535 for more information.
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Disclaimer: Attorney Michael L. Chambers, Jr. has been in private practice for more than twenty years, and he and his team have taken pride in serving his community. The goal in writing these posts is to bring awareness to the dangers associated with driving and operating various motor vehicles in Connecticut in hopes that drivers will slow down and use an abundance of caution when operating a motor vehicle to avoid being involved in a serious accident. None of the information provided in this post should be considered legal or medical advice. The photograph used in this post is not representative of the actual accident scene.