March 16, 2011 – Darien, CT. – A 19-year-old suffered serious injuries on the morning of March 12th when his car slammed into a utility pole and then hit a wall before ramming several trees, Courant.com has reported.
According to police, the driver, whose identity has not been disclosed to the public, was traveling north on Brookside Road around Granaston Lane. It was around 2:30 a.m. when the driver apparently lost control of the vehicle and struck a utility pole. The impact caused the man’s car to collide with a stone wall and then hit some trees, said Jeremiah P. Marron Jr., a police sergeant.
The driver, who resides in Darien, was transported to Stamford Hospital. At the time of this posting, his condition was unknown.
Brookside Road had to be closed from Granaston Lane to Appletree Road as investigators studied the car accident scene. Connecticut Light and Power also had to replace the utility pole.
Anyone who has information regarding this single vehicle accident is urged to call police: 203-662-5300.
If you or a loved one has been seriously injured in a car accident that was caused by someone else’s negligence, you might be eligible to file a Connecticut personal injury claim to recover damages including medical expenses, pain and suffering, and property damage.
According to crash statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there were 223 fatalities in 2009 because of traffic accidents in Connecticut.
As a service to the residents of Connecticut, our firm will frequently publish blogs about local traffic accidents. We do this to raise awareness about the common types of motor vehicle accidents occurring in Connecticut that may result in serious injury or traffic fatalities.
Common accidents in Connecticut include, but are not limited to:
- single-car accidents;
- accidents caused by hazardous road conditions; and
accidents caused by distracted drivers or aggressive driving.
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