Stratford, CT (July 20, 2019) - The Stratford Police have reported that a serious car crash, which occurred around 12:12 p.m. on Saturday, sent over a dozen people to the hospital. The crash occurred between two mini-vans near the Putney section of Stratford, on Main Street.
The accident caused a road closure that lasted for many hours. According to sources, by the evening the crash was cleared. The actual number of injuries has not been confirmed but it is believed that there are approximately 12-14 individuals harmed by the crash, all of whom were sent to the hospital.
Three individuals needed to be extricated by the fire department. Additionally, it has been reported that one firefighter was sent to the hospital for heat-related illness.
The injured parties were a mix of both adults and children. Most of the injuries were reported to be severe, according to authorities.
The cause of the crash is still under investigation.
Our thoughts are with all the parties involved in the accident in hopes of a full recovery.
Connecticut Serious Van Accidents
Each year in the United States there are six million accidents. Almost half, or around three million, end up with injuries and every day 90 people die from car accidents. Car accidents are a common occurrence in the country. In 2014, Connecticut experienced 22,796 injuries as a result of car accidents, according to the Connecticut Department of Transportation.
The traumatic emotional and physical toll a serious car accident can have on victims is immense and long-lasting. The experienced Connecticut car accident attorneys at the Law Offices of Paul Levin understand this challenge and we aim to take some of the stress off of victims by being an advocate for them. We will fight for your legal justice when you have been in a car accident that was not your fault. Our team of effective and resourceful Connecticut personal injury lawyers has extensive experience providing legal aid and counsel to the residents of Connecticut who have been victimized, over 25 years. Contact us today and speak with one of our caring Connecticut personal injury attorneys at 860-322-5302 to discuss your experience.
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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. The photos depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.