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Fatal accident in Connecticut claims 2 lives

Two individuals recently lost their lives in a tragic crash in Connecticut. The fatal accident reportedly occurred in the Shelton area on May 19. Police are still investigating the cause of this incident.

According to reports, an SUV driven by a 30-year-old male was struck by a vehicle that was traveling the wrong direction in the southbound lane of Route 8. A 29-year-old woman was behind the wheel of the wrong-way vehicle. Both drivers were the only occupants of their cars. Sadly, both individuals are said to have died before rescue teams arrived at the accident scene.

Connecticut hit and run accidents: Victim of crash has died

The victim of a hit and run crash in Connecticut has died. This incident reportedly occurred May 20, in Barkhamsted. Sadly, when it comes to hit and run accidents, this is a common outcome.

It was recently reported that a 23-year-old male was hit while riding his dirt bike on Route 44. The victim suffered critical injuries and was transported to Hartford Hospital. Despite the efforts of medical staff, this individual succumbed to his injuries a day after the accident occurred.

Pedestrian hit by a motor vehicle in Connecticut

Police in Connecticut are currently investigating an accident that left one person with serious injuries. A pedestrian hit by a motor vehicle was reportedly transported to a hospital in New Haven with unspecified injuries. This incident occurred late in the evening of May 7.

According to reports, an unidentified individual was struck by a motor vehicle at approximately 9:00 p.m. while at the intersection of Ellsworth Avenue and Whalley Avenue. Authorities were quickly alerted to the crash, and the victim was swiftly transported to Yale-New Haven Hospital. This individual's current condition is unknown.

Recovering damages after car accidents

Those in Connecticut who have been injured or lost loved ones in auto accidents may wonder what, if any, damages are recoverable. Thankfully, the state does allow those negatively affected by car accidents to use legal means to seek relief for any losses they have experienced. This is usually done by filing personal injury or wrongful death civil claims.

There are various damages that may be suffered as a result of an auto accident. Some of these have severe financial implications, while others are more psychological in nature. Both can be devastating and life-changing.

1 killed and 1 injured in Connecticut fatal accident

A serious car crash in Connecticut has claimed one life and has left another individual injured. This fatal accident recently occurred in the Shelton area. Any witnesses to the crash are being asked to please come forward.

This particular accident occurred in front of the Sports Center of Connecticut on Murphy's Lane and Long Hill Avenue. Two vehicles, driven by women ages 69 and 23, collided head-on. Both drivers were transported to an area hospital. Sadly, the older woman died shortly after arriving at the medical center. The younger driver is said to have suffered serious injuries, though they are not believed to be life-threatening.

Spinal cord injuries common following truck accidents

When accidents involving commercial semi trucks occur, whether in Connecticut or elsewhere, the outcomes for victims generally involve fatalities or serious injuries. These vehicles are big and heavy, so it is understandable that the damage they cause is usually severe. For those who do survive, spinal cord injuries are often seen. The affects of such injuries can certainly be, and often are, life-altering.

When a person suffers an injury to his or her neck and/or back, he or she is said to have suffered a spinal cord injury (SCI). An SCI causes damage to the bones and nerves. Depending on the severity of the injury, damage to nerves can result in a person experiencing intense pain or even paralysis -- either of which can be life-long issues.

Drugs possibly contributed to fatal accident in Connecticut

Police in Connecticut are in the process of investigating a fatal two-vehicle accident that occurred in Waterbury. According to reports, the driver believed responsible for the crash was found to have drugs on his person. It is still unknown if the drugs contributed to this fatal accident, as toxicology reports are still pending.

On Wednesday, April 27, two vehicles collided at a curve on a local road. Both drivers -- a 28-year-old male and a 59-year-old female -- were killed in the crash. Police believe that the male driver crossed the double yellow line and struck the woman's car.

Financial compensation available follwing DUI-related accidents

Numerous individuals in Connecticut and elsewhere have been injured or lost their lives in accidents with drunk or otherwise impaired drivers. DUI-related auto accidents occur daily. Those who are negatively affected by such incidents may be entitled to seek financial compensation for any damages sustained.

According to available statistics, of all the fatal accidents that occur across the country every year, 32 percent of them can be attributed to intoxicated driving. Sadly, many of these fatal collisions take the lives of teenagers and young children. Thousands of others are injured by impaired drivers every year. In fact, it is believed that two in three people will be involved alcohol-involved collisions during their lifetime.

Head-on collision in Connecticut injures 2

Two people were recently injured in a crash on Interstate 95 in Connecticut. A wrong-way driver is believed to have caused the head-on collision. Both drivers were transported to an area hospital with serious injuries.

In the early morning hours of April 16, a two-car collision occurred in the northbound lanes of I-95 in Milford. According to reports, the vehicle of a man who was driving in the wrong direction collided with another car. The drivers -- both males -- were trapped in their automobiles until rescue teams arrived. The Jaws of Life were used to free one of the men who was found unconscious, having suffered life-threatening injuries. Both drivers were transported to Yale-New Haven Hospital for treatment; their current conditions have not been reported.

Fatal accident in Connecticut claims 1 life

A young man in Connecticut lost his life after his vehicle was struck by another car. The fatal accident is said to have occurred on April 18 in Bridgeport. The driver believed to be responsible for this incident is being investigated by local authorities.

According to reports, police claim that a 20-year-old male was speeding and had run through several intersections before his vehicle plowed into another car. The driver of the impacted vehicle -- a 22-year-old male -- was ejected from his SUV. Sadly, he died at the accident scene.

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