East Hartford, CT (June 3, 2019) – On June 3, just after 5 a.m., police and emergency crews were dispatched to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Interstate 84.
The incident occurred along the westbound lanes in East Hartford, between exit 54 and exit 51. According to police, four vehicles collided along the roadway, including three semi-trucks and school bus.
Reports from the incident show that two of the tractor trailers and the school bus involved in the collision caught on fire. Flames from the incident were able to be seen on the Department of Transportation cameras covering the highway. The rear-end of the third semi caught on fire, but the driver was able to detach it before it spread.
Unfortunately, two drivers involved in this accident sustained fatal injuries and were pronounced deceased at the scene of the incident. The cause of the accident remains under investigation at this time.
Our deepest condolences go out to the families of the two individuals who lost their lives in this accident.
Motor Vehicle Accidents In Connecticut
Every year, thousands of people are injured in Connecticut car accidents. The chances of victims sustaining catastrophic injuries are greatly increased in motor vehicle accidents involving larger vehicles, like buses and semi-trucks.
Unfortunately, numerous victims involved in these horrific incidents succumb to their injuries. When victims lose their lives in motor vehicle accidents, they often leave behind families and friends who are devastated by the sudden and unexpected loss. When victims lose their lives in car accidents caused by negligent or reckless drivers, it is crucial to contact a wrongful death attorney in Connecticut as soon as possible.
For over twenty-five years, the Law Offices of Paul Levin have helped countless victims and their families get the justice they deserve. Our Connecticut car accident attorneys understand the difficulties families face in the aftermath of fatal collisions, which is why we work so diligently to ensure families get the compensation they need to cover medical expenses, funeral arrangements, and various other damages incurred. If your loved one died in a motor vehicle accident caused by another driver's actions, contact our Law firm at (860) 322-5302 to see how we can help you.
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Disclaimer: As active members in our local and statewide communities, we are saddened by these accidents and our hearts go out to the friends, family, and victims affected by them. Our intent in these posts is to raise awareness in our community of the dangers involved in these activities and to hopefully prevent future injuries. This information should not be misconstrued as legal advice, and you should always speak with an experienced legal professional about your case.