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Westport – Road Worker Hit By Car

A construction worker was struck by a vehicle in Westport last Tuesday evening.

A few minutes past 9:00 p.m., a road construction worker was on-duty in front of 300 Post Road West when he was struck by a passing vehicle. He sustained serious injuries and was transported by responders to Norwalk Hospital for treatment. The driver of the car immediately stopped and is cooperating with authorities. Several state and local agencies responded to the incident and temporarily closed the roadway around the accident site to investigate its cause. The roadway has since been cleared. The case is still under active investigation. More details, including the identity of all parties involved, will be released when appropriate.

Pedestrians hit by various vehicles almost always sustain injuries, though in some cases liability can be challenging to establish. That said, victims can be assured that authorities will exhaust all means to identify the causes/culprits of these incidents. Also, victims need to be aware of their legal rights and options in cases where negligence has been discovered. Talking to legal experts can help them make sense of these options.

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.

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