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Putnam – Man Hurt After Being Hit by Car

Last Sunday, a man was seriously hurt after he was hit by a car in Putnam.

Richard Durocher, a 78-year-old Putnam resident, was on a crosswalk on Bridge Street, between Putnam Superior Court and Veteran’s Park when he was hit by a car. The driver’s identity was not disclosed by authorities but was described as an 81-year-old man from North Grosvenordale. Durocher sustained serious injuries and was transported to the Day Kimball Hospital. He was later moved to the UMASS Memorial Hospital for further treatment of his injuries. Circumstances of the incident are still being investigated and the authorities are encouraging possible witnesses to contact them as soon as possible.

Personal injuries caused by car hits occur sometimes, unfortunately. In this case, negligence has yet to be established. Still, it good to be aware of your rights as a pedestrian in case this happens to you or someone you love. You can be entitled to personal injury compensation as the aggrieved party.

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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