Fairfield, CT (March 9, 2021) – On Tuesday morning, March 9, a tractor-trailer accident occurred on a highway in Fairfield.
According to the Fairfield Fire Department, the accident took place on I-95. It is believed that two tractor-trailers collided with one another for reasons that are not entirely known. The vehicles were left with extensive damages.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were present at the scene. The drivers of both tractor-trailers were taken to Bridgeport Hospital with traumatic injuries.
A total of 14 firefighters were present at the scene to deal with the fuel spill that resulted from the accident. Debris was scattered all over the roadway 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 not as common as other accidents on Connecticut roads but, when they do occur, they lead to some of the most extensive harm. Trucks are some of the largest vehicles on our roads, which means that they are capable of causing some of the most extensive harm. In one year’s time in the U.S., it is estimated that approximately 110,000 people are injured in these horrific accidents. If you have been injured in a truck accident, you may be feeling both helpless and alone. It is important that you seek the immediate help of an accident attorney who has handled these claims in the past.
Being injured in a Connecticut truck accident might be one of the most difficult things that you have ever endured. In the blink of an eye, your life could be turned upside-down due to one of these accidents. Some of the most severe injuries that stem from truck accidents include spinal cord injuries, TBIs, fractures, and more. If you have sustained any of these injuries, you could spend time in the hospital or miss out on time at work. The aftermath of a truck accident can impact your life in many ways, which is why you should speak with a personal injury attorney in Connecticut as soon as possible.
At the Law Office of Michael L. Chambers, Jr., our accident attorneys have worked to assist those injured in truck accidents over the years. We believe that you have every right to hold a responsible party liable for the harm that you sustained in the event of a truck accident. Our attorneys can assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for aspects like medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Connecticut at (860) 231-9535 to find out how we can help you.
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.