Stamford, CT (May 10, 2021) – At 11 p.m. on Friday night, a serious car accident with injuries took place on a roadway in Stamford.
According to police, the collision happened on Courtland Avenue. A 42-year-old Uber driver was attempting to make a left turn in a Honda when a 21-year-old in an Infiniti came up behind the vehicle and the two vehicles collided. The Honda was pushed for an extended period of time down the road.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were present at the scene. Both drivers were taken to the hospital for treatment. The 21-year-old male has since been listed in critical condition, while the Uber driver was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries.
The roadway was blocked in the area for a period of time.
No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Connecticut
Car accidents happen in the blink of an eye throughout the state of Connecticut, where collisions have been increasing over the years. In fact, car accidents are one of the leading causes of hospitalizations throughout the entire state. These accidents happen in the blink of an eye due to many common reasons including distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, and more. If you can prove that another party is to blame for your collision, you can be successful as you move forward with a claim.
Being injured as a result of a Connecticut car accident is a reality that far too many people face each year within the state. Injured victims will typically be left with questions that they cannot answer on their own after an accident. For instance, what types of deadlines will you be required 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 be able to answer when you speak with a Connecticut personal injury attorney.
At the Law Office of Michael L. Chambers, Jr., we have diligently assisted injured victims after Connecticut car accidents. We understand how difficult the aftermath of a car accident can be and offer our help and resources when you need them the most. Our attorneys will help you work toward compensation that you deserve every step of the way. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Connecticut at (860) 231-9535 for more information on 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.