Salem, CT (March 17, 2021) – Around 3:39 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon, March 17, a car crash took place at an intersection in Salem.
According to police, the accident took place at the intersection of CT-85 and Rattlesnake Ledge Road. Few details have been released but it is believed that two or more vehicles entered the intersection at the same time, which led to damages.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene. One or more victims were taken to the hospital for treatment of their injuries.
Due to the severity of the accident, the roadway was blocked in the area for a period of time.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Connecticut
Car accidents are one of the leading causes of hospitalizations in the entire state of Connecticut. These accidents happen in the blink of an eye in many different areas, from parking lots to highways. Intersections are another common place for car accidents, some of which are minor and others that are incredibly severe in nature. In just one year’s time in the U.S., over 2.5 million intersection accidents took place due to the reckless acts of others. If you have been hurt in one of these accidents, it is crucial that you have the dedicated help of an attorney moving forward.
Facing the aftermath of a Connecticut car accident can leave you feeling both helpless and alone. You could also be left with questions that you are unable to answer on your own. For instance, what types of deadlines will you have to meet when it comes to your claim? Will your case be settled or will it make it all the way to trial? What should you say when you speak with the insurance company for the first time? These are questions that you will only be able to answer with the help of a Connecticut personal injury attorney by your side.
At the Law Office of Michael L. Chambers, Jr., our dedicated and compassionate accident attorneys have diligently assisted those injured in car accidents over the years. We believe that you should never have to stand alone when it comes to your claim and your ability to move forward. Our attorneys are here for you as you navigate the legal system and work toward results. 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.