Hartford, CT (April 28, 2021) – Around 12:30 a.m. on the morning of Sunday, April 25, a victim’s life was taken in a fatal tractor-trailer crash in Hartford.
According to police, the accident happened on Fraser Place when a vehicle and a tractor-trailer collided. When police arrived, they found that a Nissan Pathfinder and an unoccupied tractor-trailer collided with each other.
Paramedics and numerous other local responders were present at the scene. The driver of the Nissan, identified as 39-year-old Blanchard Baisden, was pronounced dead at the scene. A 36-year-old woman was taken to Hartford Hospital with life-threatening injuries while two passengers were hospitalized with minor injuries.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the accident for a period of time.
No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. 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 severe accidents on Connecticut roads. Every year, it is estimated that approximately hundreds of truck accidents led to injuries and fatalities throughout the entire state. These accidents are typically injurious or fatal in nature due to the fact that trucks are some of the largest vehicles on our roads. If you have suffered the loss of a loved one due to a truck accident, you may wonder what options you have as you move forward with your claim.
It is never easy to face the loss of a loved one taken too soon in a truck accident but this is the reality that many families face every year. This is why families are urged to speak with a Connecticut wrongful death attorney who has their best interests in mind. An attorney will be able to help you meet deadlines in your claim, as well as gather the evidence necessary to move forward with your claim. See our proven track record of success representing those who have lost loved ones in Connecticut accidents at www.mchamberslaw.com.
Our attorneys at Michael L. Chambers, Jr. are here to help you move forward after you have lost a loved one in a fatal truck accident. We believe that you have many options under Connecticut accident law and we will stand by your side every step of the way. You should never stand alone after an accident that is not your fault. Please do not hesitate to contact a Connecticut accident attorney at (860) 231-9535 to find out how we can help 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.