Bridgeport, CT (December 14, 2020) – Around 7 p.m. on Sunday night, December 13, a man was critically injured in a car crash in Bridgeport.
According to police, the accident took place at the intersection of Boston Avenue and Noble Avenue. The accident involved two vehicles, which entered the intersection at the same time. It is believed that Ed Gomes, 84, was turning into the Kentucky Fried Chicken parking lot at the time.
Gomes sustained critical head injuries as a result of the accident and has since been in the hospital.
The other driver, identified as 19-year-old Clive Henry, was taken to the hospital for treatment of serious injuries.
Both vehicles were badly damaged as a result of the accident and had to be removed from the scene by wreckers.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Connecticut
Every year, hundreds of thousands of people are injured in Connecticut car accidents due to the negligence of others. Out of these accidents, intersection accidents are some of the most serious. In just one recent year’s time, over 2.5 million intersection accidents took place in the entire U.S. These accidents can be incredibly severe and lead to some of the most serious injuries such as spinal cord injuries, TBIs, broken bones, paralysis, and more. These injuries tend to send victims to the hospital for treatment and even cause them to miss out on time at work. You should always be prepared to speak with a Connecticut accident attorney.
Connecticut car accidents happen in the blink of an eye due to reasons like distracted driving, intoxication, speeding, and more. If you can show that another party has engaged in reckless acts and this led to your accident, you can be successful when it comes to your claim. Speaking with a Connecticut personal injury attorney is one of the best ways that you can achieve success in your claim. It is important that you act as quickly as possible.
At the Law Office of Michael L. Chambers, Jr., our resourceful and compassionate accident attorneys are here to help you after you have been injured in a car accident. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling after an accident that is not your fault. Luckily, you have the help of an attorney to assist you in receiving the financial help you deserve. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Connecticut at (860) 231-9535 for more information.
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Disclaimer: Attorney Michael L. Chambers, Jr. has been in private practice for more than twenty years, and he and his team have taken pride in serving his community. The goal in writing these posts is to bring awareness to the dangers associated with driving and operating various motor vehicles in Connecticut in hopes that drivers will slow down and use an abundance of caution when operating a motor vehicle to avoid being involved in a serious accident. None of the information provided in this post should be considered legal or medical advice. The photograph used in this post is not representative of the actual accident scene.