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Posts tagged "Truck Accidents"

Negligent truck driver causes rollover in Connecticut

Police were seeking a truck driver after a hit and run incident that damaged a utility pole and caused a vehicle rollover. The incident in Connecticut resulted in a search for the driver of the truck. The negligent truck driver was later found by police and charged for the alleged crimes. 

Connecticut law aims to prevent truck accidents

Sometimes motorists call for help on highways. Other motorists honor that need by being aware and staying well out of the way when they see a disabled motorist, knowing that one day they may find themselves in a similar situation. If drivers are inattentive, it can cause truck accidents. Recently, Connecticut authorities responded to the scene of a truck accident that trapped two people in the wreckage. 

Memorial Day weekend truck accidents: 2 Connecticut men killed

Holiday weekends bring more traffic to the roads. These heavily traveled weekends can make Connecticut roadways a more dangerous place for drivers and passengers, often resulting in car and truck accidents. All drivers must be alert and aware of the challenges they face while driving in order to hopefully avoid any accidents. A recent news report covers the story of several people involved in an accident on Interstate 91.

Trailer truck accident shuts down I-95 for over an hour

A serious accident required the services of multiple first responder departments in the early morning hours of a recent Tuesday. The crash involved three commercial trucks, as well as six additional vehicles. As with so many trailer truck accident sites, the area was shut down while emergency teams worked to assess and assist at the Connecticut scene. At least two people were injured in the incident, which remains under investigation.

Connecticut rest stop trailer truck accident kills 1 driver

A fatal accident has claimed the life of a young man, and has raised a number of questions about liability. The Connecticut incident involved a personal vehicle and a commercial truck, but the trailer truck accident occurred while the truck was parked, not in motion. That leaves a gray area in terms of which party was responsible for the crash. In the meantime, the family of the young man who was killed in the accident are going through the beginning stages of a tragic loss.

Connecticut car accidents: 1 killed, 1 injured in crash

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.

Victims of negligent truck drivers can seek compensation

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.

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.