April 24, 2014 I-91 Rollover Crash In Wallingford, CT

2014-04-25 | Peter K. O'Keefe
pkokeefe@jacksonokeefe.com

Category: Auto Accidents

Peter K. O'Keefe

The accident happened about 2:34 p.m. in the area of exit 14on Interstate 91, in Wallingford. A garbage truck rolled over and came to rest on the right shoulder.  No other vehicles appear to have been involved based on the limited information available.

The driver died and a passenger was taken to an area hospital with injuries.
The cause of the accident is not clear based on news reports to date. 

Possibilities to be investigated would include non-contact vehicles (which for example could have caused the truck to take evasive action) and/or truck driver negligence.

From the perspective of a passenger as an innocent victim, possible claims could be asserted against the estate of the driver of the truck as well as possible underinsured or uninsured claims if there was a “force-and-run” non-contact vehicle involved.

From the perspective of the truck driver’s estate, possible underinsured or uninsured claims based upon a “force-and-run” non-contact vehicle should be investigated.

Insurance policy requirements in force-and-run accidents can be very specific and counter-intuitive.  Noncompliance can result in the loss of such coverage.

If you have a possible claim as a result of an accident, you will need to review your options timely. For assistance, call Jackson O’Keefe now at (860) 278-4040.

With offices in Southington and Wethersfield, as well as satellite offices in Cromwell, West Hartford, East Haddam and Farmington, we strive to meet the needs of area residents, making getting your legal services easier than ever.  Call us now to speak with us about your case.  860 278 4040

 

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