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Rollover car accident may lead to Connecticut legal action

When a serious car crash results in multiple people suffering injuries, the event could lead to additional action needing to be taken. First, medical attention will need to be provided to those injured parties. Next, those who have been negatively affected by the car accident need to determine whether the circumstances could warrant their taking legal action for compensation.

A recent incident in Connecticut could have some parties contemplating such action. Details on the accident were few, but it was reported that a single vehicle was discovered after a rollover crash. The event took place at approximately 3:30 a.m., and it was not mentioned what factors may have contributed to the event or whether any other vehicles may have been involved. 

The report did state that there were three people inside the vehicle at the time of the incident. The crash resulted in one passenger suffering fatal injuries. The driver and other passenger were transported from the scene to an area hospital. One of those individuals suffered serious injuries, while the other only had minor injuries. No identifying information was released regarding the parties involved.

This Connecticut car accident has undoubtedly left one family grieving, and the surviving victims of the crash may feel pain and confusion in the aftermath. Due the outcomes of the incident, legal action against the driver considered at fault may be warranted. The family of the deceased passenger may wish to find out more information on wrongful death claims, and if the other passenger was seriously injured, that person may wish to explore personal injury claims as well. Successful claims could allow them to obtain compensation for damages.

Source: NBC Connecticut, "1 Dead, 2 Taken to the Hospital After Rollover Crash in Enfield", Aug. 21, 2017

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