Complete Litchfield County, CT accident reports and news.
Accidents in Litchfield County are a major cause of property damage, injury, and death each year
In Litchfield 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 Litchfield 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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A Washington-bound Amtrak Northeast Regional train has struck a person walking on the tracks just west of the Milford Metro-North station, a Metro-North spokesman said.
Trains continue to move through the area, but are delayed.
A New Britain man has died following a two-car crash on Route 44 in Barkhamsted late Friday night, state police said.
Authorities are investigating after a cargo train derailed along the Housatonic River in New Milford around noon on Wednesday.
Police said the train’s front engine came off the tracks and traveled 10 feet to the right before coming to a halt.
One person was killed and two more were seriously injured in a crash on Route 202 Thursday morning, state police said.
Stephen Grogg, 32, of Warren, sustained fatal injuries in the crash, which was reported about 11:30 a.m.
State police from the Canaan barracks are investigating a fatal motorcycle accident on southbound Route 8 just south of the Pinewoods Road exit in Torrington.
Life Star medical helicopter was called to a car accident involving a motorcycle in Barkhamsted Sunday afternoon.
Officials said the crash happened on Route 44 and Old North Road at around 3:35 p.m.
Police are investigating after a pedestrian was struck by a car in New Milford on Wednesday evening.
It happened around 5 p.m. near the Three Brothers Diner on Route 7/Danbury Road, according to police.
Two people were injured in a crash on Torringford Street in Torrington early this morning.
A 33-year-old man and a 56-year-old woman were in the car when it crashed near Hayden Hill Road.
The man had to be extricated and Lifestar took him to a hospital.