Vernon, CT (January 30, 2021) – Around 11:15 a.m. on Saturday morning, January 30, a car accident with injuries occurred at an intersection in Vernon.
According to officials, the accident happened when two vehicles collided at the intersection of CT-74 and Kingsbury Road. The vehicles involved were identified as a pickup truck and a Tesla, which collided after entering the intersection at the same time. Photographs taken at the scene showed the vehicles with heavy damage.
Paramedics were dispatched to the scene of the accident. Three adults and one child were hospitalized with injuries. The driver of the Tesla had the most severe injuries and was taken to the hospital by medical helicopter.
The roadway was 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 victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Connecticut
Intersections are some of the most dangerous places on our roads where severe accidents happen every single year. In just one year’s time in the U.S., over 2.5 million intersection accidents happened due to the recklessness of others. When drivers are not paying close attention to the roads around them, a car crash could take place in the blink of an eye. Being injured in a car accident can impact your life in many ways, which is why you should have the help of a Connecticut accident attorney by your side.
Nobody is ever fully prepared to face the aftermath of a Connecticut car accident but this is the unfortunate reality that many victims must face every year. Some of the most life-altering injuries that result from these accidents include spinal cord injuries, TBIs, broken bones, organ damage, burns, and more. If you have suffered from injuries due to a car accident, you have likely spent time in the hospital and were not initially able to return to work. You should speak with a Connecticut personal injury attorney as soon as possible after your accident.
At the Law Office of Michael L. Chambers, Jr., our dedicated accident attorneys have diligently assisted those injured in serious car accidents over the years. We understand how distressed and alone you may be feeling after your Connecticut car accident. Luckily, you have options moving forward and should never stand alone at this time. We are here for you every step of the way. Please do not hesitate to contact a Connecticut accident attorney that you can trust with your claim at (860) 231-9535.
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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.