A local resident was hit by a passing vehicle in Willimantic last Tuesday evening.
Reports of the incident came in at approximately 7:13 p.m. and prompted authorities to dispatch responders to the intersection of Main Street (Route 66) and Mansfield Avenue. Upon arriving they discovered a 57-year-old man who was hit by a car while attempting to cross the roadway. Paramedics immediately transported the victim to Windham Community Memorial Hospital, after which he was airlifted by LifeStar to another hospital for treatment of serious injuries. The identity of the victim has yet to be disclosed pending an investigation. Updates will be released when appropriate.
All cities and towns in the state have provisions/regulations protecting the safety of pedestrians, so this case highlights the need to identify accident causes/culprits promptly so that issues can be addressed and road safety improved for everyone. There have been instances where negligence or reckless behavior has resulted in injuries, so we would be best served by taking note of these factors if ever we are involved in similar 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.Note: Our blog reports on a variety of sensitive stories with the goal of raising awareness of accidents and the repercussions they can have. We use real news articles as our sources. Should a story be updated or a post on our site be inaccurate, please let us know so we can update our post. Our blog is not intended to be read as legal advice.