Torrington, CT (May 11, 2021) – At 5 p.m. on Saturday evening, May 8, a two-vehicle collision occurred on a major roadway in Torrington.
According to police, the accident happened in the southbound lanes of CT-8 around the area of exits 45 and 44. Two vehicles were traveling in the area when they collided with each other, which led to extensive damages.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other local responders were present at the scene. Both drivers of the vehicles involved were injured. One victim was taken to St. Mary’s Hospital and the other was taken to Waterbury Hospital. They are expected to make full recoveries.
The roadway was blocked in several lanes until police cleared the scene.
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
Every year, hundreds of thousands of individuals are injured as a result of car accidents throughout the state of Connecticut. This puts car accidents at the top of the list for reasons why people are hospitalized every year throughout the state. These accidents happen in the blink of an eye on our major roadways. Some of the most common causes for crashes include distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, and more. If you can prove that another party is to blame for your accident, you can be successful as you move forward with your case.
Many individuals are seriously injured as a result of Connecticut car accidents every year. Some of the most traumatic injuries that stem from these accidents include spinal cord injuries, TBIs, fractures, organ damage, and more. These injuries can range anywhere from minor to severe in nature. Injured victims will typically spend time in the hospital and could miss out on time at work. This means that you may wonder how you will pay the bills that pile up against you. It is crucial that you seek the immediate help of a Connecticut personal injury attorney.
At Michael L. Chambers, Jr., our attorneys are here to assist you after you have been severely harmed in a collision that is not your fault. We understand how difficult it can be to face the aftermath of an accident and offer our resources and support to you. You may wonder what options you have and we will stand by your side every step of the way as you navigate the Connecticut legal system. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Connecticut at (860) 231-9535 for the help you deserve.
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.