East Hartford, CT (June 7, 2021) – At 3:50 a.m. on the morning of Monday, June 7, a woman was killed in a fatal truck crash on a highway in East Hartford.
According to officials, the accident happened on I-84 around the area of exit 58. A woman was driving her Honda Civic behind a tractor-trailer when the Honda and the truck collided. The accident led to extensive damages to the Honda.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The driver of the Honda, identified as 38-year-old Iris Maldonado, was pronounced dead after arriving at the hospital.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Truck Accidents in Connecticut
Truck accidents do not happen as commonly as other accidents but, when they do occur, they tend to lead to some of the most catastrophic harm. This is due to the fact that they involve some of the largest vehicles on our roads. In 2015, approximately 266 fatal accidents took place in Connecticut, with 37 involving tractor-trailers. These accidents happen in the blink of an eye and lead to extensive harm. If you have suffered the loss of a loved one taken too soon in a truck crash, you should be prepared to speak with an attorney that you can trust.
Losing somebody close to you in a Connecticut truck accident might be one of the most traumatic things that you have ever endured. As you grieve the sudden loss of your loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. Nobody is ever fully prepared to face the loss of somebody close to them but this is the reality for many families every single year. If you have suffered these losses and you are unsure about where you can turn, please contact a wrongful death attorney in Connecticut at (860) 231-9535 for more information.
At the Law Office of Michael L. Chambers, Jr., we have aggressively fought to protect the rights of those who have lost loved ones in fatal crashes over the years. We believe that you have every right to hold a party liable for the harm that you have endured after one of these complex accidents. Speaking with an attorney can put you on the right path toward results. If you have lost someone close to you, you should never stand alone. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Connecticut at (860) 231-9535 for more information.
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.