Vernon, CT (May 24, 2021) – At 11:15 p.m. on Sunday night, May 23, a hit-and-run accident took place on a major roadway in Vernon.
According to police, the accident happened on CT-83. A car was traveling northbound on the roadway when it was struck from behind by another vehicle. The vehicle was pushed forward so forcefully that it struck a utility pole. The first vehicle fled the scene.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene. The driver of the second vehicle suffered from serious injuries but is expected to make a full recovery.
Officials are still looking for the party responsible for the accident.
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
Hit-and-run accidents are some of the most catastrophic accidents that occur on our roads. These accidents occur when drivers strike another vehicle and flee the scene without stopping. Hundreds of people are injured and hospitalized every single year due to these horrific accidents that can be prevented. If you have been hurt in a collision and wonder where you can turn, you should have the help of an attorney on your side.
Connecticut car accidents sometimes occur in the blink of an eye and lead to serious harm to those involved. Some of the most life-altering injuries that stem from car accidents include spinal cord injuries, TBIs, fractures, organ damage, and more. These injuries sometimes land victims in the hospital and cause them to miss out on time at the workplace. If your life has been turned upside-down due to a car accident, you will likely have questions that you may not be able to answer on your own. You should be prepared to speak with a Connecticut personal injury attorney who has your best interests in mind.
At the Law Office of Michael L. Chambers, Jr., our dedicated and compassionate accident attorneys are here to help you after you have been hurt in a serious car accident. We believe that you have every right to hold a party liable for the harm that they have caused you in the event of an accident. Our attorneys have handled hit-and-run claims in the past and will stand by your side every step of the way. Please contact an accident attorney in Connecticut at (860) 231-9535 for more information.
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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.