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Stamford – Pedestrian Injured After Hit-And-Run

A pedestrian was injured after a hit-and-run incident in Stamford last Saturday.

The accident occurred at the intersection of Selleck Street and Southfield Avenue. A 17-year-old girl was crossing Selleck Street with her dog when a truck traveling north on Southfield Avenue made a left turn on Selleck, hitting her. The victim sustained injuries in the incident. Instead of stopping, 37-year-old truck driver Udiel Chinchilla-Goody left the scene. Authorities eventually caught up to Chinchilla-Goody on Sunnyside Avenue. He is now facing charges of leaving the scene of an accident, operating a vehicle outside his license class, and failure to yield to a pedestrian.

Motorists or pedestrians injured due to negligence or reckless behavior can, under appropriate circumstances, file for damage/compensation claims. These cases can be strengthened by aggravating factors, such as hit-and-run.

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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