• July 20, 2017

Shannon Turgeon, Lawrence Costamello left with Injuries in Accident in Ashford, CT

Ashford, CT -- A collision between a passenger car and a dump truck left 20-year-old Shannon Turgeon and Lawrence Costamello with injuries Wednesday, July 19, 2017.

Local police say the victim's vehicle was traveling near the 50 block of Pompei Hollow Road around 6:18 a.m. Though it's unclear why, it appears the passenger car collided with a T800 Kenworth dump truck driven by Lawrence Costamello.

The report claims one person was trapped in the incident.

Both Ms. Turgeon and Mr. Costamello sustained undisclosed injuries in the collision.

The investigation into the incident is currently underway.

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I suppose it's the media's job to give their opinion well before having all the facts. I say this because it seems the media always reports on truck accidents running on the presumption fault lay with the victims. While that may seem inconsequential to the general pubic, for victims of truck accidents and their loved ones, placing blame on the victims can be devastating. As is the case with all accidents, we feel it's best to examine the facts more exhaustively before jumping to conclusions.

-Grossman Law Offices


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