New London – Pedestrian In Critical Condition After Hit
A pedestrian was seriously hurt in a crash in New London last Tuesday evening.
At around 10:15 p.m., a pedestrian was walking near the entrance of New London Mall when he/she was hit by a vehicle driven by 37-year-old Michael Meare. According to emergency responders, the still-unidentified victim was trapped beneath the vehicle and sustained serious injuries. The pedestrian was rescued and immediately transported to the hospital where he/she is currently listed in critical condition. The driver of the vehicle was apprehended by officials and is suspected of driving under the influence. The case is still under investigation. Updates will be provided when appropriate.
Driving under the influence is, obviously, a serious offense, and authorities will always exhibit unreserved diligence in bringing offenders to justice. Motorists and pedestrians injured by DUI suspects would also have various legal avenues at their disposal as this is considered negligent behavior. Consulting legal experts will help aggrieved parties make sense of their options and determine a suitable course of action that will help them find closure.
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.