New Haven – Pedestrian Ran Over By Passenger Bus
A pedestrian was seriously injured in an accident in New Haven early Tuesday morning.
At approximately 12:26 a.m., local authorities received reports of an incident near the intersection of State and Chapel Streets. Officers were quickly dispatched to the area and discovered a man who was seriously hurt after the bus he just exited ran over him. According to reports, the pedestrian stumbled and fell onto the path of the bus. He sustained critical injuries in the accident but is currently in stable condition. Authorities have yet to identify the victim pending notification of his next of kin. Officials will release more info as their investigation progresses.
The circumstances surrounding this incident are unusual, but should not undermine the fact that all pedestrian incidents should be investigated thoroughly to determine if reckless behavior or negligence may be involved. Whatever the outcome of this and other similar cases, victims would always benefit from consulting legal experts so that their cases can be properly evaluated.
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