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Fairfield, ME – Two Injured in Truck Collision at Norridgewock & Center Rds

Fairfield, ME - Two Injured in Truck Collision at Norridgewock & Center Rds
May 24, 2024

Fairfield, ME (May 24, 2024) – Local police reported that two individuals were hospitalized following a collision involving a waste management truck and a Jeep in Fairfield on Thursday, May 23. The incident was reported on Norridgewock Road at approximately 3:00 p.m., and first responders arrived at the scene a short time later.

According to officials, a 38-year-old man was operating a garbage truck that failed to stop at the intersection approaching Center Road and collided with a Jeep Gladiator driven by a 79-year-old man from New Portland. State police troopers said both drivers were rushed to an area medical center, where they remain hospitalized in stable condition. Traffic was restricted to a single lane while officers investigated the scene, but no further details have been provided to the public, and an inquiry into the events surrounding the collision is still ongoing.

Our thoughts are extended to the injured victims and their loved ones at this time.

Truck Accidents in Maine

In general, truck accidents are significantly more complex and risky than those involving motorcycles or vehicles. Semis, 18-wheelers, tractors-trailers, heavy rigs, and other large vehicles can weigh as much as 80,000 pounds. Of course, in the event of an accident or collision involving one of these massive vehicles, a lorry traveling at a high speed can result in irreparable damage, significant injuries, or even fatalities.

The primary concerns regarding truck accidents are often the excruciating injuries, much more expensive property damage, and higher fatality rates. Regrettably, the majority of trucking companies employ prominent legal teams to protect themselves from liability for damages, as they are cognizant of the inherent dangers associated with transportation. The McCue Law Office in Bangor has successfully resolved personal injury cases involving vehicles as a result of our extensive experience in the field.

Our experienced attorneys have defended victims of truck accidents throughout the state of Maine, and we will advocate for you and pursue justice to guarantee that you receive the compensation you are entitled to. Please do not hesitate to reach out to our team at the McCue Law Office for a complimentary consultation. A compassionate, committed personal injury counsel such as Carl D. McCue can make all the difference when it comes to pursuing a personal injury case, particularly for claims involving large vehicles. Please do not hesitate to contact our Fairfield truck accident counsel at (207) 862-5290 as soon as possible. Our team will not relent in its pursuit of the justice that you and your family deserve.

Note: We utilize various external sources, including news reports, police reports, social media platforms, and firsthand or eyewitness accounts, to compile details about injury accidents occurring in Maine. We have not independently verified the facts related to this specific accident. If you come across any inaccuracies in our post, please reach out to McCue Law Firm immediately. We are committed to promptly correcting any misinformation or removing the post upon request.

Disclaimer: This post is not intended as a solicitation for business. It’s crucial to acknowledge that the information shared does not constitute legal advice, nor does it establish an attorney-client relationship. Legal outcomes may vary depending on individual circumstances. For personalized legal guidance, please contact McCue Law Firm directly. Additionally, the featured image in this post is not from the depicted accident scene.

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