A tragic accident on the I-95 on May 5 injured two individuals and resulted in the death of another. Emergency crews and law enforcement officers in Connecticut are said to have worked for hours to assist all those involved and to clear the scene -- as is commonly done following car accidents. A section of the highway needed to be closed for some time to allow all this to be completed.
As the weather continues to improve, more individuals can be found riding their bikes around the state. Whether for work or pleasure, bike riding is not only a popular sport, but also a preferred form of transportation for many. Unfortunately, bicycle accidents are a fairly frequent problem, which result in hundreds of injuries a year in Connecticut.
A resident of Connecticut required emergency medical attention due to injuries suffered in a recent motor vehicle accident. This individual was driving his motorcycle when he or she collided with a car. As is common for most motorcycle accidents, this particular wreck resulted in the motorcycle driver experiencing severe bodily harm.
Rain or shine, freezing or warm, a fair share of Connecticut residents forgo motorized forms of transportation and walk. Not only does walking improve health, but it can also help people save on transportation expenses. Unfortunately, taking to the streets in this way is not without risk. Pedestrian accidents happen, and the results can be deadly.
A section of Interstate 91 northbound in Connecticut was closed for several hours following a wreck involving two vehicles. Car accidents on the interstate are often known for their severity, and this accident is a prime example. In total, five people were injured in the collision and then transported to area hospitals for care.
Winter driving conditions can make getting out on the road a terrifying experience. While most drivers would probably prefer to stay home when roads look terrible, daily obligations require many to get out and make their way as carefully as possible. Unfortunately, car accidents related to poor weather do happen, which may leave many Connecticut residents wondering who -- if anyone -- can actually be held accountable.
Even when pedestrians are doing everything right, like staying on the side walk or crossing the street in designated areas, accidents still seem to happen. Pedestrian accidents often leave victims physically injured, emotionally traumatized and financially tapped. It is completely understandable for Connecticut residents who have been hurt in such accidents to question what, if any, help is available to them.
Car accidents are a frequent occurrence in Connecticut and throughout the country. During the holiday season, car accidents are even more prevalent on Connecticut roadways. A number of these recent accidents that occurred involved injuries and one involved death.
Thankfully, a bicycle accident is a relatively uncommon event. When they do occur, however, the consequences are often far worse than many traditional car accidents. Recently, a Connecticut boy was struck by a car and left with serious injuries.
Car crashes are an unfortunately-common occurrence in Connecticut and the entire country. Though there can be a range of causes, there are certain factors that may make it more likely that a person will be involved in a crash, potentially hurting themselves and others. Certain behaviors that are categorized as "dangerous driving behaviors" were at the center of a recent survey. The researchers discovered that people all over the country, of all ages, that are legally able to drive may be growing less careful when it comes to these types of driving behaviors, potentially leading to a rise in car accidents.