Bridgeport – Pedestrian Struck By Vehicle
A pedestrian was hit by a vehicle in Bridgeport yesterday morning.
At around 9:30 a.m., a pedestrian was near the intersection of Washington Terrace and Park Avenue when a vehicle him/her. Instead of stopping, the driver of the vehicle fled the accident site. Medical personnel quickly arrived at the scene to assist the injured pedestrian, while officers immediately started tracking the hit-and-run suspect. The vehicle was spotted traveling south on I-95. The driver was eventually apprehended by Fairfield Police and has since been turned over to Bridgeport officials. The identities of everyone involved have yet to be released by authorities pending an investigation. Updates will be provided as soon as they become available.
In almost all instances, pedestrians hit by various vehicles sustain serious injuries, so establishing accountability is very important in these cases. With that in mind, instances of hit-and-run will only aggravate cases against suspects/culprits, and can even strengthen damage claims that can be filed by aggrieved parties when appropriate. It’s in these situations where consulting legal experts can help injured parties understand what their options are.
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.