Auto-pedestrian accidents are far from rare occurrences these days. Recently, a pedestrian hit by a motor vehicle in Connecticut died from his injuries. Investigators say that the driver failed to stop after hitting the man.
A two-vehicle auto accident in Connecticut is said to be responsible for injuring two individuals and killing another. The intersection crash occurred in Hampton on Thursday, June 24. The current conditions of the surviving victims have not been reported.
Texting while driving is still a serious problem across the country, Connecticut included. It is unfortunate that, despite repeated warnings and laws being put in place, many drivers still choose to text while operating their motor vehicles. Because of this choice, numerous car accidents happen -- some of which prove fatal. If you have been injured or lost a loved one in a texting-related auto collision, you may be entitled to seek compensation for your losses.
A recent car crash in Connecticut is responsible for the death of one individual. The fatal accident reportedly occurred in Bridgeport on June 19. Police believe that speed was a factor in this tragic event.
A collision between a motorcycle and a car in Connecticut killed one person and left another individual with serious injuries. Police are still in the process of investigating this incident. Sadly, car accidents like this do tend to have such tragic outcomes as motorcycle riders lack the same protections offered by traditional automobiles.
In the early morning hours of Saturday, June 11, the daughter of famed children's author Mercer Mayer was killed in an auto collision. The fatal accident occurred on Route 67 in Connecticut. The driver believed responsible for the crash suffered unspecified injuries in the wreck.
Impaired drivers can be found every day on roads across the United States. Sadly, Connecticut is not immune to this issue. As a result, drunk driving accidents occur rather frequently, leaving victims or -- in the event of fatality -- their surviving family members with numerous challenges to overcome.
Recently, authorities responded to a crash with injuries on Interstate 95. Sadly, car accidents on this stretch of highway in Connecticut are quite common. Little is known about this particular wreck, but at least two people are said to have been hurt.
Truck accidents, like all auto accidents, happen for a number of reasons. Brakes can fail, drivers may be overly tired or cargo may not be properly secured -- among various other causes. In any of these and other situations, negligence on part of the truck driver or his or her employer may be to blame. In Connecticut, victims of negligent truck drivers may be able to seek compensation for any resulting damages.
Recently, an elderly gentleman was struck by a car in the Stonington area. This Connecticut pedestrian accident reportedly occurred the morning of May 25. The victim is said to have suffered serious injuries in the wreck.