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Waterbury – Hit-And-Run Injures Elderly Man

An elderly man crossing the street was a victim of a hit-and-run last Sunday in Waterbury.

The incident occurred on Grand Street, in front of Turf Restaurant. The victim was at a crosswalk when a vehicle, described by witnesses as a silver Lexus, hit the victim. Instead of stopping, the still unknown driver of the vehicle ran away from the scene. Witnesses reportedly saw the vehicle turn right on State Street. The victim sustained injuries and was transported to a local hospital for treatment. Waterbury police have requested anyone who may have information regarding the incident to immediately contact them.

Pedestrian safety is well-protected under Connecticut laws, so in this case, the driver of the hit-and-run vehicle is liable for personal injury compensation on top of other state and local laws he/she may have broken. It’s important for us pedestrians and motorists to take note of this. Legal experts can help us with our claims if this happens to us or our loved ones.

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.

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