New Haven, CT (March 18, 2021) – On Thursday, March 18, a fatal pedestrian accident took place at an intersection in New Haven.
According to New Haven Police, the accident happened at the intersection of Chapel Street and Temple Street. A pedestrian was crossing the street at the intersection when they were struck by a vehicle traveling through the area.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene. The pedestrian, who has not yet been identified, was pronounced dead at the scene.
It is believed that the driver of the vehicle that struck the pedestrian remained at the scene.
No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in Connecticut
Pedestrians are known for being the most vulnerable parties on our roads, which means that they are capable of sustaining some of the most severe harm in the event of a pedestrian accident. Far too many pedestrians lose their lives in accidents every year due to the negligence of drivers who are not paying close attention to the roads around them. In one recent year’s time, it is estimated that approximately 61 pedestrians were killed and many others were injured in serious accidents. If you have lost somebody you love in a pedestrian accident, it is important that you seek the help of an accident attorney.
Nobody is ever fully prepared to face the aftermath of a Connecticut pedestrian accident, especially if a family has lost a loved one due to one of these accidents. Many families wonder where they will turn during these challenging times. As you grieve the loss of a loved one, you should never have to worry about how you will afford to pay for the bills that continue to pile up against you and your family. If you have suffered the sudden loss of a loved one and believe that another party is to blame, you have options. It is essential that you have the help of a Connecticut wrongful death attorney on your side. See our proven track record of success representing those who have lost loved ones in pedestrian accidents at www.mchamberslaw.com.
Our attorneys at the Law Office of Michael L. Chambers, Jr. are here for you after you have lost somebody closest to you in an accident. We have compassionately assisted those who have lost loved ones due to horrific pedestrian accidents over the years. Our attorneys will help you work toward justice and compensation for aspects like medical bills, funeral costs, pain and suffering, and more. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Connecticut at (860) 231-9535 to find out how we can assist 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.