Southbury, CT (February 19, 2021) – On Thursday night, February 18, a man was killed in a pedestrian accident in Southbury.
According to Connecticut State Police, the accident took place in the eastbound lanes of I-84 around the area of Exit 15. A previous crash occurred in the area. Drivers from both vehicles were standing outside their vehicles in the area. All of a sudden, a Honda Pilot came along and ran into one of the vehicles, causing it to strike a female pedestrian.
The Pilot then spun around and ran into a second pedestrian. The second pedestrian was identified as 36-year-old Michael Canby, who suffered from fatal injuries. The female pedestrian was taken to the hospital for treatment of serious injuries.
The roadway was blocked in the area for some time. Police urged those in the area to use alternate routes for a period of time.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in Connecticut
Pedestrian accidents are known for being some of the most horrific accidents on our roads due to the fact that pedestrians have no protection from harm. This means that pedestrians are more likely to lose their lives as a result of an accident. According to the Connecticut Department of Transportation, approximately 61 people lost their lives in pedestrian accidents in 2018. If you have lost somebody you love in an accident, it is important that you have the help of an attorney who has your best interests in mind.
Losing someone you love in a Connecticut pedestrian accident might be one of the most challenging things that you have ever experienced. Many families are faced with this reality every single year. As you grieve the loss of your loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay for the bills that pile up against you. If you have lost somebody you love in an accident, it is important that you seek the help of a Connecticut wrongful death attorney who has your best interests in mind.
At the Law Office of Michael L. Chambers, Jr., our accident attorneys have dedicated our lives to those who have lost loved ones in Connecticut accidents. We are here for you every step of the way when it comes to your accident and will provide you with the resources necessary to move forward with a successful claim. Our attorneys will assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for a wide array of aspects. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Connecticut at (860) 231-9535 to find out what options are available for you.
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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.