Danbury, CT (June 17, 2021) – At 12:32 p.m. on the afternoon of Thursday, June 17, a multi-vehicle collision with injuries occurred in Danbury.
According to officials, the accident happened in the westbound lanes of I-84 around the area of Old Ridgebury Road. Several vehicles were traveling in the area when one or more lost control, causing a forceful collision. The vehicles involved in the accident were extensively damaged as a result.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims were hospitalized with injuries, though their current conditions are not yet known.
The roadway was blocked in several lanes 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 have been increasing on Connecticut roads over the years. In just 2015 alone, in fact, car accidents increased by approximately 14% from 2014. These accidents happen every single day and send hundreds of thousands of people to the hospital every single year in the state of Connecticut. There are many common causes of car accidents on our highways including distracted driving, intoxication, speeding, and more. If you have suffered damages as a result of a car accident, you have a variety of options and should seek the immediate help of an attorney.
Being injured in a Connecticut car accident might be one of the most devastating things that you have ever endured. Some of the most life-altering injuries that stem from car accidents include spinal cord injuries, TBIs, fractures, organ damage, and more. These injuries are sometimes so severe that victims land themselves in the hospital and miss out on time in the workplace. It is impossible to prepare for a car accident but, with an attorney, you can protect your rights every step of the way. You should speak with a Connecticut personal injury attorney who can help you along the way.
At the Law Office of Michael L. Chambers, Jr., our skilled and compassionate attorneys are here to help you move forward after an accident that is not your fault. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling on physical, emotional, and financial levels after a collision that is not your fault. Our attorneys will help you work toward compensation for a wide array of financial aspects in your time of need. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Connecticut at (860) 231-9535 for the help you deserve.
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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.