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Connecticut high school students injured in car crash


Posted On behalf of Michael D'Amico of D'Amico & Pettinicchi, LLC on Apr 17, 2014 in Car Accidents

The negligence of one person can cause accidents and serious injuries to others. An accident recently occurred that involved two vehicles, including high school students and children. The car crash caused injuries to six people. Connecticut authorities are still investigating the accident.

Reportedly, a group of high school students was traveling in a truck along a main road. For an unknown reason, the driver of the truck veered across the center line and slammed into a Hyundai SUV operated by a female motorist. Other details surrounding the accident have not been reported, but the impact caused serious injuries to those who were involved.

Medical personnel transported the driver of the Hyundai SUV and two children occupants to the hospital for treatment of serious injuries. The driver of the truck and the high school students were also transported to the hospital for their injuries. Reports suggest that none of the injuries are life threatening. Authorities shut down the road for a certain amount of time for the initial investigation.

The negligence of one motorist can cause injuries to others on the road. A car crash can be a burdensome event for victims who suffer from serious injuries. Victims may also face high medical costs and lost wages while they recover. Individuals who have suffered injuries due to the acts of another individual may have the right to file personal injury claims against the other party. The civil court system in Connecticut may award financial relief if evidence demonstrates the other party to be responsible for the injuries that occurred.

Source: NBC Connecticut, "6 Hospitalized After Crash on Route 17 in Middletown", , April 9, 2014