Waterbury, CT (March 24, 2021) – Around 11 p.m. on Tuesday, March 23, a man was killed in a fatal hit-and-run pedestrian accident in Waterbury.
According to police, the accident happened at 900 Meriden Road. When officers were initially dispatched to the scene, they found two pedestrians had been struck by a vehicle. The gold vehicle fled the scene of the crash.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were present at the scene. One of the pedestrians sustained minor injuries and the other pedestrian was taken to the hospital for treatment of serious injuries. The second pedestrian, identified as 49-year-old Shane Dube, was pronounced dead while there.
Police have not yet found the driver responsible for the accident.
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
Pedestrian accidents are some of the most horrific accidents that take place on our roads due to the fact that they involve some of the most at-risk parties. This means that many pedestrians will be killed or hospitalized as a result of pedestrian accidents in Connecticut every year. In just one recent year’s time, it was estimated that over 60 pedestrians were killed due to accidents within the state that could have been prevented. Nobody is ever prepared to find out that a loved one has been taken from them in a pedestrian accident. If you have suffered these immense losses, you should have the help of an accident attorney on your side.
Losing a loved one in a Connecticut pedestrian accident can be an impactful and challenging time in your life. As you grieve the loss of your loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. Many families are left with these burdens and this stress as they move forward with their claim. Speaking with a Connecticut wrongful death attorney can put you on the right path toward success when it comes to your claim.
At the Law Office of Michael L. Chambers, Jr., our skilled and compassionate accident attorneys have diligently assisted those who have lost loved ones in pedestrian accidents over the years. We believe that you have the right to hold a party liable for the harm that they have caused you and your family during these difficult times. You have the right to seek compensation and justice in your time of need. Please contact an accident attorney in Connecticut at (860) 231-9535 for the help you deserve.
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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.