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Hartford – Moped Crash Victim Identified

Local police just released the identity of the scooter crash victim in Hartford last Monday.

At just before 11:00 p.m., 42-year-old Wilson Matos was riding his scooter east on New Britain Avenue when he collided with a pickup truck making a turn from New Britain onto Julius Street. Matos sustained serious injuries in the crash and was immediately transported by emergency crews to the hospital where he later died. According to authorities, the pickup driver stayed at the accident scene and has cooperated with the investigation. Officials will release additional information about the incident when they become available.

Identifying the causes of accidents is always important to investigators, particularly in this case where the victim died. That said, if negligence is established in this and other similar incidents, victims or their families can file for damage/compensation claims.

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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