December 28, 2009: Around quarter of nine Monday night, a Ford Explorer driving north on Norridgewock Road lost contol and veered into the other lane. A Ford F-250 struck the side of the vehicle, killing Jamie Lounsbury of Fairfield. Lounsbury was a passenger in the vehicle. The male driver was hospitalized. No other names are being released at this time. Two people in the truck, a 32-year-old woman and a 10-year-old girl were hospitalized.
This accident is under investigation. As personal injury specialists, Peter Thompson & Associates has investigated hundreds of accidents. In almost all cases, the primary and secondary causes of collisions are disputed, resulting in the need for a comprehensive accident reconstruction. While police will often conduct an accident reconstruction, we find it frequently necessary to conduct more detailed investigations of accident scenes to determine who was at fault. Because important evidence that will be necessary to provide the most accurate investigation is often lost as time passes, it is critical that a comprehensive accident reconstruction occur as soon as possible and that all witnesses to the accident are interviewed to preserve their recollections.