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Norwalk – Hit-And-Run Suspect Surrenders To Authorities

A hit-and-run suspect surrenders to Norwalk Police last Monday afternoon.

23-year-old Jose Cuahuizo was arrested in connection to a May 5 incident where he hit a pedestrian. The victim was walking near the intersection of North Main and Marshall Streets when he was hit by a car driven by Cuahuizo. Instead of staying, the suspect fled the accident scene. Emergency crews immediately transported the victim to Norwalk Hospital where he eventually recovered. Cuahuizo subsequently called the police to report the incident but only turned himself in last Monday. He is now facing charges of evading responsibility for an accident.

Pedestrian safety is well-protected under state and local laws, so injuries resulting from negligence or reckless behavior/driving can be strong grounds for filing damage/compensation claims. Cases of hit-and-run only aggravate these situations.

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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