New Haven, CT (December 30, 2020) – Around 6 p.m. on Tuesday evening, December 29, a fatal pedestrian crash occurred on a roadway in New Haven.
Police confirmed that a 41-year-old woman was traveling on Ella T. Grasso Boulevard in her Jeep Liberty at the time. A pedestrian started to cross the street while the SUV was in the right lane.
The front of the vehicle collided with the pedestrian, who was transported to the hospital. The pedestrian, who has not yet been identified, was pronounced deceased while there.
The roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time.
Police continue their investigation into the circumstances of the accident.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in Connecticut
Pedestrian accidents are known for being some of the most catastrophic accidents on our roads. According to the Connecticut Department of Transportation, approximately 61 pedestrians lost their lives in 2018 due to these horrific accidents. Pedestrians are some of the most vulnerable parties on our roads who have no protection from harm, which is why they are prone to losing their lives in these horrific accidents. If you have lost someone you love in a pedestrian accident, you have many options moving forward.
Losing a loved one in a Connecticut pedestrian accident can have a huge and lasting impact on every aspect of your life. Because of this, you have the right to speak with a Connecticut wrongful death attorney who has your best interests in mind. As you grieve the loss of your loved one, you may wonder how you can move forward on a financial level knowing that your rights are being protected. It is important that you act quickly to obtain the help of an attorney during these difficult times.
At The Law Office of Michael L. Chambers, Jr., our skilled and dedicated accident attorneys have helped those who have lost loved ones in Connecticut over the years. We understand how traumatic the aftermath of a fatal collision can be and offer our help to you when you need it the most. Our attorneys have the resources necessary to help you and will assist you as you work toward compensation for a wide array of damages. If you have lost someone you love in an accident, please 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.