Bristol, CT (January 17, 2021) – On Saturday, January 16, a serious pedestrian accident took place on a major roadway in Bristol.
According to police, the accident took place on US-6 around the area of Oakland Street and Page Avenue. A pedestrian was allegedly crossing the street when they were struck by a passenger vehicle for reasons that are not yet known. The driver of the vehicle remained at the scene.
Paramedics and numerous other local responders were present at the scene of the accident. They assisted the pedestrian with injuries, though the extent of their injures is not yet known.
The highway was closed in the area as police worked for several hours to clear the scene.
No further details have been released but the investigation continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in Connecticut
Pedestrians are known for being the most vulnerable parties on our roads due to the fact that they have no protection from harm against motor vehicles. The Connecticut Department of Transportation confirmed that 61 pedestrians were killed in 2018 and many others were injured as a result of these serious accidents. Being injured in a pedestrian accident can leave you feeling helpless and alone, which is why it is crucial that you speak with an accident attorney who has handled these claims in the past.
Being injured in a Connecticut pedestrian accident might be one of the most challenging things that you have ever endured, especially as you work on your physical recovery. As the medical bills and other related expenses pile up against you, you may wonder where you can turn in your dire time of need. It is important that you turn to the dedicated help of a personal injury attorney in Connecticut who can help you along the way.
At the Law Office of Michael L. Chambers, Jr., our skilled and compassionate accident attorneys have diligently assisted those injured in pedestrian accidents in Connecticut over the years. We understand how challenging the aftermath of an accident can be and offer our assistance to you every step of the way. Our attorneys can assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for aspects like medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, therapy costs, and more. If you have been hurt in a pedestrian accident and you are unsure about where you can turn, please contact an accident attorney in Connecticut at (860) 231-9535 to find out how we can help you.
Note: The Law Office of Michael L. Chambers, Jr. uses outside sources in the creation of these accident news posts. These independent sources include news broadcasts and news stories, local and state police accident reports, social media platforms, and eyewitness accounts regarding serious accidents that occur in and around Connecticut. Our team of writers has not independently verified the specific details surrounding this accident, therefore, if you locate any information that is inaccurate, please notify us immediately and we will make the correction to reflect the most accurate information available as soon as possible.
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.