Pittsfield, MA – Car Collides with Police Cruiser

Accident Involving Police Vehicle on Causeway StreetPittsfield, MA (July 4, 2018) – A police cruiser was involved in a crash with a vehicle on Tuesday in Pittsfield, Massachusetts.  The accident happened early Tuesday, around 1:00 am at the corner of Fenn and First Streets.  At that time, a Pittsfield officer was transporting a prisoner to the police station when his police cruiser was struck by another car.  There is no immediate word on what caused this crash to occur.

Injuries were sustained in this crash but we are told that they are not considered serious or life-threatening.  It is unknown whether the police cruiser had its lights or sirens activated at the time of the crash.  The accident is still under investigation and no charges have been filed as of Wednesday morning.

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A car accident can happen anywhere at any time and no driver is immune.  Unfortunately, because of the nature of their jobs, police officers are often involved in collisions on Massachusetts streets and highways.  We are glad to hear that neither the officer nor the other driver involved sustained any serious injuries as a result of this crash.

Car accident injuries can pose special problems.  Many times, injuries do not become apparent until long after the accident occurs.  Sometimes, the initial treatment does not fully heal or cure the injury and future treatment, such as surgery is needed.  In such cases, you must hire an experienced injury attorney to help you.  If you settle your case too soon, you risk undervaluing your claim and failing to cover the cost of future medical bills.  This is a bad situation, to say the least.

After an accident, your focus should be solely on receiving proper medical treatment and recovery.  You should not be worrying about the legal aspects of your personal injury claim with the insurance company.  Leave the worrying to a trained professional with a proven track record of success in these types of situations.

At the Law Office of Jeffrey S. Glassman, we have the experience necessary to handle your case.  Our attorneys have been through the battle and know how to best help you in your specific situation.  We will ensure that your legal rights are protected.  For a free consultation to discuss your options, please call our Boston office at 617-367-2900 today.

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