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Bridgeport – DUI Suspect Arrested After Pedestrian Crash

An intoxicated driver was apprehended following a pedestrian incident in Bridgeport early Friday morning.

At approximately 1:30 a.m., 39-year-old Jose David Alamo-Diaz was attempting to cross Barnum Avenue when he was hit by a 2015 Volkswagen Passat traveling west. Alamo-Diaz sustained critical injuries in the incident and was immediately transported to Bridgeport Hospital where he was pronounced dead soon after. Responding police officials identified the driver of the vehicle as 27-year-old Moniece McNeil of Bridgeport. After an initial evaluation of McNeil, she was arrested and charged with having insufficient insurance and second-degree manslaughter with a motor vehicle. Authorities continue to collect evidence related to the incident and are asking anyone with relevant info to contact them as soon as possible.

Charges of second-degree manslaughter are usually reserved for individuals suspected of driving under the influence. Suffice it to say, culprits must be made accountable for these unfortunate events. Victims or their families/next of kin should also be aware that they can pursue various legal options related to these incidents. With assistance from legal experts, these avenues can help them cope and find closure.

If you or someone you care about was injured in an accident, you may need help navigating the complex challenges of paying for your medical bills, recouping your lost wages, and regaining your quality of life. The Connecticut attorneys with Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers can help you through this process, working to hold the responsible party accountable for the pain and suffering you have had to endure. Call 800-PERKINS for a free consultation with a lawyer today.

Note: Our blog reports on a variety of sensitive stories with the goal of raising awareness of accidents and the repercussions they can have. We use real news articles as our sources. Should a story be updated or a post on our site be inaccurate, please let us know so we can update our post. Our blog is not intended to be read as legal advice.

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