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Waterbury – Hit-And-Run Suspect Identified

The suspect of a recent pedestrian accident has surrendered herself to authorities in Waterbury yesterday.

26-year-old Dominique Caraway of Naugatuck is currently facing several charges in connection to a recent incident where a 69-year-old pedestrian was killed after being hit by a vehicle. Henry Pearson was crossing the roadway in front of 937 North Main Street when he was struck by a vehicle driven by Caraway. He sustained serious head injuries and died soon after. Caraway initially reported her car as stolen to avoid apprehension but eventually surrendered herself to local police. She has been charged with reckless driving, tampering with evidence, falsely reporting a motor vehicle theft, and evading responsibility for a crash resulting in death.

This case highlights the processes and circumstances surrounding many hit-and-run incidents. It’s important to note that victims of these events (or their families) also have options they can explore, including filing for damages if their legal counsel deems it appropriate.

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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