October 31, 2013 fatal car accident on I-395 southbound in Waterford

2013-10-31 | Joseph M. Busher
jmbusher@jacksonokeefe.com

Category: Tractor Trailer Accidents

Joseph M. Busher

The crash occurred at about 2:30 am near exits 77 and 78. The two vehicle collision involved a pickup truck and a tractor trailer. The pickup driver, Joseph Civitelli, of Hamden, CT, was killed. The pickup driver reportedly drifted to the side of the road, then swerved back across two lanes and was struck by the tractor trailer after flipping over. While it is not known what occurred here, it is common for such accidents to occur at night due to falling asleep behind the wheel or drinking, among other possible causes. Extra caution should always be used at night to defensively avoid dangerous drivers, and care should be taken to stay alert. Our law firm understands how devastating the loss of a loved one can be. We vigorously pursue all available remedies on behalf of innocent passengers in motor vehicle accidents throughout the state of Connecticut. Call us today at (860) 278 4040 to discuss you case. The Connecticut car accident lawyers at Jackson O'Keefe have the years of experience and knowledge necessary to provide you with the skilled representation you need when dealing with insurance companies following any type of motor vehicle accident. Car crashes and those involving motorcycles or commercial trucks all have specific laws and issues unique to them. Quick assessment of those issues, determining the cause of the crash and assessing the severity of your injury and your medical needs are the services you can expect when you retain our Connecticut car accident attorneys. The Connecticut car accident lawyers at Jackson O'Keefe are adept at assessing the physical principles of the accident, the medical evidence used to evaluate injuries, and the economic and accounting principles required to evaluate losses. We provide the strongest possible representation to maximize your recovery. We will investigate the car accident scene, research the accident and your car, along with any other evidence that came into play at the time of your accident. We will stand up for you against any wrongdoer, trucking company or anyone else who has caused you harm. It is our responsibility to make sure your rights are upheld and defended. Because of our experience in taking cases to trial, we can often obtain favorable settlements even without a trial. With over 50 years of representing Connecticut car accident litigants, the law firm of Jackson O'Keefe understands how the unique circumstances of your collision require careful and compassionate representation. Call us today at (860) 278 4040 to discuss you case. See our car accident resources to learn more.

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