Bristol, CT (March 11, 2021) – Around 8 p.m. on Wednesday night, March 10, a man was killed in a fatal pedestrian crash at a Bristol intersection.
According to police, the accident happened at the intersection of CT-72 and Lincoln Avenue. A pedestrian was crossing the street at the intersection when he was suddenly struck by a passenger vehicle.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were called to the scene. The pedestrian, identified as 19-year-old Benjamin Guinen, was initially flown to Hartford Hospital with severe injuries. He was pronounced dead at the hospital.
The roadway was blocked in the area 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.
Pedestrian Accidents in Connecticut
Pedestrians are some of the most vulnerable parties on our roads, which means that they are prone to catastrophic harm in the event of an accident. In one recent year’s time, approximately 61 people lost their lives in the event of Connecticut pedestrian accidents. Families that have lost somebody close to them might wonder where they can turn in their dire time of need. Losing somebody closest to you can impact your life in a wide variety of ways. It is important that you seek the immediate help of an accident attorney in your time of need.
Nobody is ever prepared to lose somebody they love in a Connecticut pedestrian accident but this is the reality that many people are faced with every single year. As you grieve the unexpected loss of your loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. You should never have to worry about how you are going to face these bills along the way. It is important that you speak with a Connecticut wrongful death attorney who has your best interests in mind.
At the Law Office of Michael L. Chambers, Jr., we understand how devastating it can be to have somebody suddenly taken from you in a fatal crash. We are here for you every step of the way and will help you navigate the Connecticut legal system. You may find that you are eligible for a wide array of damages along the way. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Connecticut at (860) 231-9535 to find out how we can help 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.