Hartford, CT (December 28, 2020) – Around 3 p.m. on December 25, a fatal accident took place at an intersection in Hartford.
According to police, the accident took place at the intersection of Collins Street and Sigourney Street when a Chevy Malibu and a Nissan Sentra collided. The driver of the Nissan, was identified as a 67-year-old James Hippolytes. It is not known why the vehicles collided with each other.
Hippolytes was taken to the hospital for treatment of life-threatening injuries but succumbed to his injuries at the hospital. The driver of the Malibu, who was not identified, was also hospitalized but is expected to be okay.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the intersection for a period of time.
No further details have been released but the investigation continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Fatal Accidents in Connecticut
Fatal car accidents happen in many different areas within the state of Connecticut but intersections are some of the most common areas. In just one year’s time, over 2.5 million intersection accidents took place within the state. In 2015, it was determined that approximately 283 people were killed in car accidents within the state. If you have lost somebody that you love in an accident, you have many different options moving forward.
Financial compensation will not assist you in bringing back a loved one but it can help you as you move forward on a financial level. As you are grieving the loss of a loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to keep up with the bills that pile up against you. It is important that you speak with a Connecticut wrongful death attorney as soon as possible after you have lost a loved one in a Connecticut car accident.
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