Tolland, CT (June 2, 2021) – On Monday, May 31, a child was seriously injured in an ATV accident in Tolland.
According to officials, the accident happened on Mountain Spring Road. A 30-year-old man was operating an ATV when the driver went around a curve and lost control. Their ATV went off the side of the road where it struck a tree. The driver and a 9-year-old girl were thrown off of the ATV.
Police confirmed that a 12-year-old girl, a 9-year-old girl, and a 6-year-old girl were passengers on the back of the ATV. The 9-year-old was severely injured and taken to a local children’s hospital by medical helicopter. The 6-year-old had minor injuries, as well as the 12-year-old. They were also hospitalized.
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.
ATV Accidents in Connecticut
ATV accidents do not happen as commonly as other accidents on our roads. However, when they do occur, they lead to some of the most traumatic harm. This is due to the fact that many victims have no protection from harm when riding on ATVs, especially when larger vehicles are involved. Severe injuries can result from these collisions in the blink of an eye. If you have been hurt in an ATV crash, you should be prepared to speak with an attorney who has your best interests in mind.
The aftermath of an ATV accident might be one of the most devastating things that you have ever endured. Some of the most severe injuries that stem from ATV accidents include spinal cord injuries, fractures, traumatic brain injuries, and more. Being injured in an ATV accident can impact your life in a variety of ways, especially if you will spend time in the hospital or away from work. If you have been hurt in an accident, you should speak with a Connecticut personal injury attorney that you can trust.
Our Connecticut accident attorneys at the Law Office of Michael L. Chambers, Jr. are here for you after an accident that is not your fault. ATV accidents happen within seconds when drivers are not paying close attention to what is happening around them. If your life has been turned upside-down due to an ATV accident, you have options. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Connecticut 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.