Southington, CT (February 1, 2021) – Around 8:24 p.m. on Saturday, January 30, a three-vehicle crash took place on a roadway in Southington.
According to police, the accident happened on Meriden Waterbury Road around the area of I-24 in the westbound lanes of traffic. Police confirmed that Andrew Katona was driving his Chevrolet Silverado traveling east. At the same time, Brian Jankowski was driving a Volkswagen Jetta in the area. Dennis Brewster was driving a tractor-trailer in the area when all three vehicles collided.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. Katona and Jankowski were both seriously injured and taken to the hospital for treatment.
The roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time.
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.
Truck Accidents in Connecticut
Truck accidents are known for being some of the most dangerous accidents on our roads due to the fact that they involve some of the largest vehicles on our roads. In 2015 alone, approximately 266 people were killed in truck accidents throughout the state of Connecticut. These accidents happen in the blink of an eye when drivers are not focused on the roads around them. On top of that, truck drivers spend long periods of time on our roads, which means that they are more likely to lose control of their vehicles due to a wide array of reasons.
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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.