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Greenwich – Senior Pedestrian Just Died

A pedestrian hospitalized after a roadside incident in Greenwich just died.

At approximately 5:30 p.m. on January 8, 77-year-old Elizabeth Deering of Greenwich was on Milbank Avenue near Anges Morley Heights Road when she was struck by a vehicle driven by 43-year-old Rye Brook of New York. Brook immediately stopped, while Deering was hospitalized following the incident. After more than a week in the hospital, Deering died from her injuries last Thursday. Authorities have yet to disclose charges that could be filed against Brook and are still investigating the crash. Witnesses are encouraged to contact officials as soon as possible.

This case highlights some of the circumstances that follow many pedestrian incidents: serious injuries, hospitalization, and fatalities in some cases. Regardless of outcome, it’s crucial that causes/culprits are accurately identified so that future accidents can be prevented. Families of victims are also advised to seek legal guidance so that they can be informed of their options. These avenues can hopefully help them find closure after these unfortunate events.

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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