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Complete New Haven County, CT accident reports and news.
Accidents in New Haven County are a major cause of property damage, injury, and death each year
In New Haven 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 New Haven 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.
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After a New Haven County accident, there are many 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.
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Accident Reports by city
Most recent accident reports
A jogger was struck and killed by a dump truck Monday while running along a popular cut-through route for drivers looking to avoid Route 10 traffic, according to press reports.
Foxon Road/Route 80 is closed at Totoket Road in North Branford following a crash between a car and a motorcycle.
There has been no word on injuries.
No additional information was immediately available.
Check back for updates.
A man suffered serious injuries when he was hit by a car at North Frontage Road and College Street in New Haven just before 5:30 a.m. on Thursday.
The man has two broken legs and other serious injuries, according to police.
The driver remained at the scene.
Waterbury Firefighters rescued a woman after she drove off an embankment and became trapped in her car.
According to the Waterbury Police Deputy Chief, the elderly female was driving through the parking lot of a Rite Aid at 1030 Wolcott Road.
The man who police said caused the crash that closed Route 8 North in Ansonia for hours will be responsible for the cleanup costs, according to the state Department of Transportation.