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.
According to reports, this incident occurred at the intersection of Route 97 and Route 6. Authorities believe that a car driven by a 74-year-old male -- for reasons unknown -- entered the path of and collided with a vehicle driven by a 40-year-old male. The elderly gentleman was critically injured in the wreck and was transported to a hospital where he later died. A passenger in his car and the driver of the other vehicle also suffered injuries in the crash, though they are expected to recover.
At this time, investigators have few answers as to why this collision occurred. They have not released any further information about any contributing factors that may have contributed to the wreck. This incident is still under investigation.
Sadly, it is not uncommon for an intersection crash to result in serious injury or even death. Individuals in Connecticut who have lost loved ones or who have been injured in such incidents may be entitled to seek compensation for their losses. In this particular case, the driver of the second vehicle and the passenger in the deceased man's vehicle may utilize legal means in an effort to recoup any damages sustained, even though the individual deemed responsible for the crash did not survive. A personal injury claim that is filed and successfully litigated in a state civil court may result in the victim receiving fair and full compensation.
Source: wtnh.com, "Connecticut man killed, 2 injured in Hampton crash", June 24, 2016