Southington, CT (January 5, 2021) – On Monday afternoon, January 4, a multi-vehicle accident with injuries occurred on a highway in Southington.
Police confirmed that the accident happened in the eastbound lanes of I-84 when several vehicles collided with each other due to reasons that are not fully known. Photographs taken at the scene showed vehicles all over the roadway with severe damages.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene of the collision to help those with injuries. A medical transport helicopter was also called to the scene. One or more victims were hospitalized, though their conditions are not yet known.
The roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time until police cleared the scene.
No further details have been released but the investigation continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Connecticut
Car accidents happen every single week in the state of Connecticut, some of which are more serious than others. In the past few years, vehicle-related deaths and injuries have gone up by approximately 23% within the state. These accidents happen due to many different reasons including driver distractions, drunk driving, speeding, fatigue, and more. If you can show that your accident happened due to negligent reasons, you have the right to hold a party liable for the harm that they have caused.
Connecticut car accidents lead to many different types of injuries including spinal cord injuries, TBIs, broken bones, paralysis, and more. These injuries can range anywhere from minor to severe in nature. Being injured in a car accident can impact your life in many ways on physical, emotional, and financial levels. If you have been hurt in a collision and believe that another party is to blame, you should speak with a Connecticut personal injury attorney who has your best interests in mind.
At the Law Office of Michael L. Chambers, Jr., our skilled and dedicated accident attorneys have diligently assisted those injured in serious car accidents. We understand how traumatic a collision can be and the impact that it can have on every aspect of your life. Our attorneys believe that you may be eligible for a wide array of financial damages. If you have been hurt and you are unsure about where you can turn, please contact an accident attorney in Connecticut at (860) 231-9535 for more information.
Note: The Law Office of Michael L. Chambers, Jr. uses outside sources in the creation of these accident news posts. These independent sources include news broadcasts and news stories, local and state police accident reports, social media platforms, and eyewitness accounts regarding serious accidents that occur in and around Connecticut. Our team of writers has not independently verified the specific details surrounding this accident, therefore, if you locate any information that is inaccurate, please notify us immediately and we will make the correction to reflect the most accurate information available as soon as possible.
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.