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North Stonington – Motorcycle-Pedestrian Accident

A person died after a pedestrian accident in North Stonington Saturday night.

Emergency crews were dispatched to Foxwoods Boulevard after receiving reports of the incident that occurred at approximately 7:15 p.m. According to responders, a motorcycle hit a pedestrian near the Foxwoods Casino, resulting in head injuries to two individuals. One person was immediately taken to Backus Hospital for treatment, while another victim was pronounced dead at the scene. The crash site was immediately cordoned off and, according to reports, LifeStar support was requested. Road crews were eventually able to clear the area before midnight. The incident is currently under investigation, and authorities are asking anyone who may have witnessed the crash to contact them as soon as possible.

LifeStar support is typically requested in incidents with serious or critical injuries, so indicates the severity of this particular crash. Following protocol, authorities have yet to identify anyone involved in the crash. This post will be updated as soon as officials release more information.

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.


Middletown – Road Worker Hit By Car

A road worker was injured in an accident in Middletown last Wednesday.

27-year-old Dillon Peterson was working on the northbound side of I-91, laying down traffic cones, when two vehicles collided behind him. He was hit by one of the vehicles and sustained serious injuries. Emergency responders quickly transported him to Hartford Hospital for treatment. The driver of the car that hit him was also transported to the hospital for evaluation, while the driver of the second vehicle fled the area. Authorities are currently investigating the incident and are asking anyone who may have witnessed it to contact them as soon as possible.

Road construction/repair workers always have to deal with dangerous conditions, particularly during nighttime. Identifying errant or negligent motorists that cause accidents in these conditions is imperative so that authorities can improve road safety for everyone. That said, anyone injured in similar situations can consult legal experts to determine their best course of action.

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.


Bridgeport – Child Pedestrian Hit By Car

A child was hit by a car that fled from the scene in Bridgeport yesterday evening.

At approximately 9:12 p.m., authorities were alerted to an incident that occurred in front of 3186 East Main Street and immediately sent medical personnel to the area. According to reports, a 6-year-old child was hit by a vehicle, whose driver then fled the area. EMS crews quickly arrived at the scene and have since tended to the victim’s injuries, although the child’s current status has yet to be disclosed. Officials are now investigating the accident and looking for the hit-and-run suspect/vehicle. They are asking anyone with information about the incident to contact them as soon as possible.

Pedestrian accidents almost always result in serious injuries, and cases against culprits are only aggravated by instances of hit-and-run. It pays to be aware of these scenarios so that we are aware of our options if ever this happens to us or our loved ones. Aside from following these cases, talking to legal experts can also be beneficial.

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.


Bridgeport – Pedestrian Shot By Suspects In Vehicle

A pedestrian was shot at and injured in Bridgeport yesterday afternoon.

At approximately 2:43 p.m., authorities were alerted to an incident on Tudor Street and immediately sent officers to the area. According to them, a pedestrian was injured when he was allegedly shot at by suspects in a vehicle. The victim was able to walk to Remington Street after the shooting, after which responders took him to the hospital for treatment. Witnesses at the scene identified the suspects as teenagers. Authorities are currently investigating the incident and are asking other possible witnesses to contact them right away.

Investigators handling this case have yet to determine if there was a specific motive to the incident or if it was just a random drive-by. That said, once authorities establish accountability in this case, the victim may have options his legal counsel can discuss with him.

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.


Fairfield – Pedestrian Struck By Train

Police responded to reports of a pedestrian accident in Fairfield yesterday evening.

A few minutes past 7:00 a.m., officers were dispatched to 300 Ash Creek Boulevard after receiving reports of a person hit by a train at the Fairfield Metro Center station. Train delays were immediately announced, but details surrounding the incident have yet to be released by authorities. Both train station authorities and police committed to releasing more information when appropriate. Updates will be provided as soon as they become available.

In this and other similar cases involving pedestrians, authorities will always look at all possibilities before making any party culpable for these incidents. It’s worth following these investigations because if officials discover any form of negligence, aggrieved parties may have the option of filing for damages if deemed appropriate by legal experts.

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.


Bridgeport – Teen Pedestrian Hit By Car

A 16-year-old pedestrian was hit by a passing car in Bridgeport yesterday evening.

The incident occurred on Boston Avenue (Route 1), just in front of Lakeview Cemetery, at approximately 7:50 p.m. According to officials, the driver of the vehicle immediately fled the area after the hit, going down Central Avenue. The suspect was eventually apprehended at the intersection of Stillman and Pembroke Streets. The case is currently under investigation. This story will be updated as soon as more information becomes available.

Pedestrian accidents almost always result in injuries. As an appropriate response, authorities would always investigate these incidents thoroughly with the goal of bringing suspects/culprits to justice. This would also allow pedestrians injured in similar situations to file for damages in cases where negligence has been established.

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.


Bridgeport – Pedestrian Hit by Distressed Driver

A pedestrian was hit by a motorist in Bridgeport yesterday evening.

At approximately 8:49 p.m., a motorist traveling on Fairfield Avenue (Route 130) reportedly experienced a seizure while driving, hitting a pedestrian near Main Street. The victim was trapped under the vehicle for a while but was able to self-extricate. Emergency crews quickly responded to the area and assisted everyone involved in the incident. Officials have withheld the identities of the driver and pedestrian pending a thorough investigation. More details will be released as they become available.

Details already available in this case seem to identify the driver of the vehicle as the culprit. That said, authorities will look at all possibilities before making a conclusion. Whatever the outcome, if they discover negligence, DUI or reckless behavior not attributed to the victim, he/she may have options that can be discussed with expert legal counsel.

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.


New Haven – Officer Injured In Hit-And-Run

A police officer was injured in a pedestrian incident in New Haven last Saturday evening.

The incident occurred on Long Wharf Drive. At approximately 10:15 p.m., a local police officer was hit by a passing car and sustained injuries. According to officials, instead of stopping, the vehicle fled the area. The victim has since been tended to by medical personnel. The identity of the police officer has yet to be disclosed pending an investigation. Updates will be provided as more information becomes available.

Authorities will always look at all possibilities when investigating pedestrian incidents, including reckless behavior, DUI and other forms of negligence. We should be aware of our options as pedestrians if ever we or our loved ones are involved in similar situations. In cases involving negligence, we may have the option of filing for damages if deemed appropriate by legal experts.

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.


Meriden – Mother, Toddler Hit By Vehicle

A mother and child waiting at a bus stop in Meriden were hit by a vehicle last Friday.

At approximately 3:50 p.m., a 21-year-old mother and her 3-year-old son were near the intersection of Summer and Wood Streets when they were hit by a black Toyota Camry driven by 25-year-old Jeidy Polanco. The driver was on Summer Street and attempted to pass the van in front of her. During the attempt, the van swerved left, attempting to turn onto Wood Street. This prompted Polanco to turn further left to avoid the van. Because of this, she lost control of her vehicle, striking the two pedestrians. Both victims sustained serious injuries in the incident and were immediately taken to the hospital for treatment. Both patients have since been released. The case is still under investigation, and authorities are asking for possible witnesses to contact them as soon as possible.

Pedestrian incidents almost always involve injuries. Preventing future accidents depend on the accurate identification of causes/culprits so that authorities can effectively deal with them. That said, if investigators discover reckless behavior or negligence in any of these cases, injured pedestrians may have the option of filing for damages as deemed appropriate by legal experts.

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.


New Haven – 3-Year-Old Pedestrian Incident Update

Authorities just released more information about last Sunday’s pedestrian incident in New Haven.

A 3-year-old boy was hit by a passing vehicle near the intersection of Howard Avenue and Cassius Street. He sustained serious injuries and was immediately transported to the hospital where he is currently listed as stable. After interviewing witnesses, officials now have a clearer picture of the circumstances surrounding the incident. According to them, there were several people reportedly engaged in an argument in the area, after which a group of women left in a car only to come back soon after. The 3-year-old victim was hit by that vehicle. Instead of stopping, the driver of the car fled the scene. Authorities are still investigating the incident and are asking people with information to contact them as soon as possible.

Officials handling this case are still collecting evidence and witness reports and will continue to do so before identifying the cause of the pedestrian hit. Suffice it to say, if they discover negligence, reckless behavior or even DUI, the family of the victim may have the option of filing for damages as determined by legal experts.

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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