Simsbury – Pedestrian Crash Victims Identified
Authorities just released an update regarding last Wednesday’s pedestrian incident in Simsbury.
Two people were attempting to cross Hopmeadow Street, just in front of the town hall buildings, when they were struck by a vehicle. Officials have now identified the victims as 27-year-old Nicholas Volpe and 28-year-old Svenja Volpe of Simsbury. Both sustained injuries in the incident: Nicholas was airlifted (LifeStar) to Hartford Hospital, while Svenja was taken by ambulance to St. Francis Hospital. The driver of the vehicle immediately stopped and is cooperating with the investigation. Additional updates will be provided as more info becomes available.
Based on data already available, alcohol did not play a part in this incident. That said, authorities will continue to investigate the crash until accountability has been accurately established. If they discover any form of reckless behavior or negligence, the victims will have the option of filing for damages if deemed appropriate by legal experts.
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