Meriden, CT (March 2, 2021) – At 3 p.m. on Saturday, February 27, a pedestrian accident took place on a roadway in Meriden.
According to police, the accident happened at 700 Old Colony Road. A box truck was driving along on the roadway and ran off the side of the road where it struck three parked cars, a pole, a post, and a tree. During the collision, a woman who was walking in the area became trapped between a vehicle and a concrete wall for a few seconds.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were present at the scene. The pedestrian was immediately taken to Hartford Hospital with serious injuries.
The roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in Connecticut
Pedestrians have no protection from harm on our roads, which means that they are more likely to become seriously injured or lose their life in the event of an accident. In just one year’s time in the state of Connecticut, approximately 61 people were killed due to pedestrian accidents. These collisions happen in the blink of an eye when drivers are not paying close attention to the roads around them. If you have been seriously injured in a pedestrian accident, you should have the help of an attorney by your side.
Connecticut pedestrian accidents occur within seconds and lead to serious injuries. Some of the most severe injuries that happen as a result of these accidents include spinal cord injuries, TBIs, fractures, organ damage, and more. These injuries can land you in the hospital and cause you to miss out on time at work. As you get back on your feet physically, you should never have to worry about the bills that pile up against you. You should always be prepared to speak with 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 dedicated accident attorneys are here to protect your rights after you have been hurt in a pedestrian accident. We believe that you should always have the assistance of an attorney by your side who can provide you with the resources you need to be successful in your claim. Our attorneys can assist you along the often-problematic path toward justice and compensation for a variety of aspects. Please contact a Connecticut accident attorney at (860) 231-9535 to find out what options you have.
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.