Stonington, CT (March 31, 2021) – At 3 p.m. on the afternoon of Wednesday, March 31, a truck accident occurred on a highway in Stonington.
According to officials, the accident happened in the southbound lanes of I-95 around the area of Taugwank Road. A truck and at least one passenger vehicle collided in the area, which led to extensive damages.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were present at the scene. One or more victims were taken to the hospital for treatment of their injuries, though their conditions are not yet known.
The roadway was blocked in several lanes for an extended period of time.
No further details have been released but the investigation continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Truck Accidents in Connecticut
Truck accidents have been happening more commonly than ever in Connecticut and beyond. Hundreds of thousands of truck accidents happen every single year, some of which are minor and others that are severe in nature. In just one recent year’s time in the entire U.S., approximately 110,000 people were injured in serious truck accidents due to the reckless acts of others. These accidents happen in the blink of an eye and lead to severe harm. If you have been hurt in a truck accident and you are unsure about where you can turn, you should be prepared to speak with a Connecticut accident attorney who has your best interests in mind.
Being injured in a Connecticut truck accident can have a lasting impact on every aspect of your life. Though truck drivers are some of the safest drivers on our roads, these accidents still occur every single day due to negligent acts. Because these drivers spend an extended period of time on our roads, they are more likely to engage in speeding, distracted driving, and many other aspects. A truck accident can happen before your eyes, which is why you should have the experienced help of a Connecticut personal injury attorney on your side.
At the Law Office of Michael L. Chambers, Jr., our dedicated accident attorneys are here for you after a truck accident that is not your fault. We believe that you have every right to hold a responsible party liable for the harm that they have caused you in your accident. We are here for you every step of the way as you navigate the legal system and work toward the compensation you deserve. 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.