New Haven, CT (January 14, 2021) – Around 10:40 a.m on Wednesday morning, January 13, a two-vehicle crash with injuries occurred in New Haven.
According to officials, the accident took place on I-95 around the area of exits 46 and 44. The accident happened between a car and a box truck. According to reports, the vehicle was unable to stop in time and slammed into the back of the truck.
New Haven Fire officials confirmed that at least one person was pinned inside their vehicle and had to be rescued. One person was transported to the hospital with injuries but is expected to be okay.
Two right lanes of traffic were blocked in the area for an extended period of time.
No further details have been released. The investigation continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Truck Accidents in Connecticut
Trucks are some of the largest vehicles on our roads, which means that they are capable of causing some of the most catastrophic harm. Though these accidents do not happen as commonly as other accidents on our roads, they still occur and cause serious harm every year. In 2015, statistics showed that approximately 266 people were killed in truck accidents due to the negligence of others, while many others suffered from injuries. If you have been hurt in an accident that is not your fault, it is important that you seek the help of an attorney.
Being injured in a Connecticut truck accident can have a huge and lasting impact on your life. Many of the serious injuries that occur due to these accidents include spinal cord injuries, organ damage, fractures, and more. If you have been hurt in a truck accident, you may wonder what options you have moving forward. Speaking with a Connecticut personal injury attorney is one of the best decisions that you can make as you move forward.
Our attorneys at the Law Office of Michael L. Chambers, Jr. are here to help you after you have been injured in a truck accident that is not your fault. Many parties could be to blame for a truck accident and there are many regulations that a truck driver must obey by. If you have been hurt in one of these accidents and you are unsure about where you can turn, it is important that you have a dedicated legal advocate on your side. Please contact an accident attorney in Connecticut at (860) 231-9535 to find out how we can assist you.
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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.