A in-ground pool being drained through a hose turned a road into a sheet of ice on Thursday morning, causing three separate accidents and sending one person to a hospital, police said.
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Complete Fairfield County, CT accident reports and news.
Accidents in Fairfield County are a major cause of property damage, injury, and death each year
In Fairfield County, statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration show that traffic crashes remain a primary public safety issue. Car, truck, bicycle, pedestrian, and motorcycle accidents are all a common occurrence, despite improvements in vehicle safety features, road design, bicycle and pedestrian corridors, and traffic signs.
When an accident happens in Fairfield County, it is important to do the following immediately:
- Remain at the crash scene;
- Check on the condition of all people involved in the crash;
- Call the police;
- Exchange information with other drivers;
- Get contact information from witnesses;
- Inform your insurance company;
- Get appropriate medical treatment, and track the details;
- Take photos of vehicle damage and injuries;
- Consider hiring a personal injury attorney.
An injury attorney handles all the details so that you don't have to.
After a Fairfield County accident, there are a ton of issues that need to be handled immediately. Dealing with doctors, repair shops, car rental companies, police, and insurance companies is overwhelming, especially when someone is seriously injured. At this point, many injured people choose to hire a personal injury attorney whose job it is to handle the details and paperwork so that you can focus on recovery.
What to do after a serious injury accident in Fairfield County
When someone has been injured or killed in a motor-vehicle collision in Fairfield County, the accident victim and their family members are left with medical bills, lost income, and other costs. It is important to get legal assistance to help the accident victim recover, or when the accident is fatal, to help the family members get fully compensated for their losses. Learn more about how a Fairfield County personal injury attorney will help injured victims and families.
Accident Reports by city
Most recent accident reports
A fire truck on its way to the scene of a house fire in Bridgeport collided with another car early Wednesday afternoon, according to Bridgeport police.
A 60-year-old Danbury man is in critical condition after he burst into flames at a gas station on Tamarack Avenue in Danbury.
Part of Route 25 in Brookfield is closed after a multi-car crash and a person was seriously injured.
The crash happened in the area of 238 Whisconier Road, according to police.
One person was struck by a car and has been critically injured, according to police.