Wallingford, CT (June 15, 2019) - Officials are confirming that a crash which occurred Saturday, around 7:00 a.m., between two trucks, ultimately resulted in minor injuries.
Route 68 at North Farms Road was closed following the incident. The closure lasted for approximately two hours.
Sgt. Forcier of the Wallingford Police Department also detailed information regarding the chemical spill that resulted from the accident. DEEP officials were called to the scene of the incident to assess the spill and provide clean-up activities.
We are thankful those involved only sustained minor injuries and that the crash was able to be cleaned up thoroughly.
Connecticut Truck Accident Attorneys
When very large and heavy vehicles like trucks are involved in accidents, the resulting destruction can be immense. The NHTSA's CRSS data shows that there was an increase in the large truck accidents, as well as in bus accidents which resulted in injury, from 2016 through 2014 by about 4%. In this case above, thankfully, those involved only suffered minor injuries. The spill that resulted could have proven much worse. Luckily it was cleaned up efficiently and speedily which reduced its impact.
In many cases, a trucking accident can be caused by unforeseeable situations which may have not been able to be avoided. In other cases, negligent and reckless behaviors by the driver can cause these accidents to occur. No matter how big or small, any accident that results in injury can be very trying for those who are victimized. If you have been involved in a trucking accident in Connecticut and sustained injury it is important to seek legal assistance. The Law Offices of Paul Levin can help. We know what to do to obtain full compensation for costs associated with damages from injury and personal property. We can provide you the legal representation you need for your trucking accident. Call one of our Connecticut personal injury attorneys today at 860-322-5302.
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