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.