The driver of a Jeep Grand Cherokee died after his car caught fire near the Connecticut state lane of Interstate 91 at 5:51 p.m. on Sunday, November 10.
An initial investigation conducted by the Massachusetts State Police revealed the driver swerved into an adjacent lane to avoid hitting couch cushions lying in the road. His car then hit a tractor trailer truck, causing his car to catch on fire after the collision.
The accident is currently under investigation as the State Police seek information about the trailer truck.
Our lawyers from the Law Offices of Paul Levin send their sincerest condolences to those affected by this loss.
A 21-year-old woman from Madison was charged with driving under the influence after crashing into two businesses in West Hartford Center in the early morning of October 20, according to the police.
Samantha Taschner, who was allegedly drunk while driving a white Volvo when the accident happened, was charged with two counts of failure to drive right and driving under the influence after her car struck the front of Radio Shack and Harry’s Pizza on South Main Street at 3:08 a.m. Taschner’s car then hit a small tree and a sign before coming to a stop.
Taschner was released on a $500 bond.
Although no one was reportedly injured in this drunk driving accident, such incidents all too often cause serious harm to innocent people. If you or someone you know has suffered from the reckless actions of a drunk driver in Connecticut, our lawyers from the Law Offices of Paul Levin might be able to help you seek compensation for the medical expenses and lost wages you have incurred. Call us at 860.560.7226 for a free consultation today.