Category: Car Accidents

Trees Along Merritt Parkway Pose A Danger

Trees lining the Merritt Parkway make for a scenic commute but those same trees can make a ride dangerous and even deadly if they fall in the road. State of Connecticut crews have been trimming trees after a tree limb fell on a motorist’s car Sunday night near exit 50. The motorist remains in critical condition. Last June, a New York family crashed into a downed tree in Westport. The accident killed two parents and injured their two children. Governor Jodi Rell has called for crews to take a closer look at condition of trees along the state roadway.  Given the latest incident, it appears that more extensive tree inspections are required to ensure the safety of motorists driving on the Merritt Parkway.

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Hartford Drunk Driving Accident Lawyers

If you have been injured by a drunk driver, it is vital that you contact one of our Hartford drunk driving accident lawyers as soon as possible. Why? – because not only is the drunk driver liable for your injuries and losses, but the establishment that served the alcohol to the drunk driver. You have 120 days to put the dram shop on written notice of your intention of filing a claim against it. If written notice is not given within the 120 days, you will be prohibited from bringing a dram shop claim against the establishment.

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Florida Teenage Driver Killed In BMW M5 High Speed Crash

Less than 12 hours before he died, Joshua Ammirato was posting messages on an Internet message board seeking advice about how to drive his 2008 BMW M5 faster. Ammirato, 18, logged onto M5board.com Thursday and Friday, asking other M5 drivers how to shift smoother in the 500-horsepower machine.
“The problem is when I’m going pedal to the metal pushing 140 and upshifting, there tends to be thud noise with the gear change,” he wrote in one post. Ammirato and four other young Marion County men were killed at about 3:45 a.m. Saturday, when the BMW M5 he was driving sailed off the end of the Greystone airstrip in Anthony and crashed into a tree. Messages on the board devoted to M5 enthusiasts show Ammirato logged on shortly before 10 p.m. Thursday as “AmericanM5.” Read more about this tragic car accident.

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Stolen Car Crashes Into Hartford Police Car

Police pursued a stolen car that officers said struck a cruiser from Hartford into East Hartford Wednesday afternoon. The Hartford police auto theft unit discovered and followed what they identified as a stolen car at about 2:30 p.m. Police said the car’s driver then struck a Hartford police cruiser in the area of Farmington Avenue and Gillette Street, after which time, officers began pursuing the car into East Hartford.  With the assistance of East Hartford officers, police eventually apprehended two people who were inside the car just before 3 p.m. on Ellsworth Street in East Hartford. An officer who suffered minor injuries was transported to Hartford Hospital. To read more about car accidents and Connecticut law on car accidents click here.

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