East Hartford, CT (May 3, 2021) – Around 4:35 p.m. on the afternoon of Sunday, May 2, a serious tractor-trailer accident occurred on a major highway in East Hartford.
According to officials, the accident happened on I-84 around the area of exits 41 and 43. Three vehicles were traveling in the area when they became involved in a collision with one another, one of which was a tractor-trailer. The vehicles were left with severe damages as a result of the crash.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims were hospitalized with injuries but the parties are expected to be okay.
The right lane of traffic was closed in the area for a short 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.
Truck Accidents in Connecticut
Truck accidents are known for being some of the most catastrophic collisions on our roads. This is due to the fact that trucks are the largest vehicles that navigate our roads. These vehicles are capable of causing extensive damage to vehicles both big and small. Though truck drivers are expected to be some of the safest drivers on our roads, accidents still occur in the blink of an eye due to many reasons. If you have been hurt in a truck accident that is not your fault, you have a variety of options moving forward.
Being hurt in a Connecticut truck accident might be one of the most challenging things that you have ever endured. Every year, this is the reality that tens of thousands of people experience. In just one recent year’s time in the entire U.S., approximately 110,000 people were seriously injured due to the negligence of others. These accidents lead to immense harm to those involved, landing them in the hospital and out of work for some time. These claims can be entirely complex, which is why 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 Connecticut accident attorneys are here to help you after you or someone you love has been injured in a truck-related accident. We understand how traumatic these accidents can be and offer our help and resources in your time of need. We will help you navigate the legal system and work toward results in your case. Please do not hesitate to 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.