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Stamford – Multiple Charges In Fatal Crash

A motorist facing multiple charges related to a crash in Stamford was arraigned yesterday morning.

On August 26 this year, 18-year-old Jerry Diaz was driving a Nissan Altima on Canal Street when he crashed into several utility poles. There were five passengers at the time of the crash: 18-year-old Nishawn Tolliver, 19-year-old Ky-Mani Antoine-Pollack, Amaiya Callahan, Alontia Moore, and Erica Stephens. Diaz, Callahan, Moore, and Stephens sustained multiple injuries in the crash, while Tolliver and Antoine-Pollack died due to critical injuries. Responders discovered Diaz was intoxicated when the incident occurred. He is currently facing charges of second-degree manslaughter, DUI, second-degree assault and reckless driving. His next court date is scheduled for December 20.

There can be many factors that could cause road incidents resulting in serious injuries or deaths. In any of these instances, DUI is a serious offense and will only aggravate cases against suspects. As a negligent act, DUI can allow people injured in these situations to pursue various actions against culprits. Seeking damages can be an option if deemed appropriate by legal experts.

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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