New Haven, CT (April 8, 2021) – Around 1 a.m. on Thursday morning, April 8, a fatal pedestrian accident occurred at an intersection in New Haven.
According to officials, the accident happened at the intersection of Ella T. Grasso Boulevard and Lamberton Street. A pedestrian was walking in the area when he was suddenly struck by a tow truck traveling through the intersection.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other local responders were present at the scene. The male pedestrian was transported to Yale New Haven Hospital for treatment of severe injuries but he was pronounced dead while there.
The roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time.
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 some of the most at-risk parties on our roads who are prone to some of the most extensive harm in the event of an accident. Many victims are injured and others lose their lives in these accidents every year. In just one recent year’s time, in fact, it is estimated that approximately 61 pedestrians were killed in Connecticut accidents. If you have suffered the loss of a loved one due to one of these accidents, you may be feeling both helpless and alone. It is crucial that you speak with a dedicated attorney who has handled these claims in the past.
It can be difficult to face the aftermath of a Connecticut pedestrian accident. Many families are left feeling alone and confused after a fatal pedestrian accident. As you grieve the loss of your loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay for the bills that continue to pile up against you. You have many options under Connecticut accident law. It is crucial that you seek the immediate help of a Connecticut wrongful death attorney who has your best interests in mind.
At the Law Office of Michael L. Chambers, Jr., our skilled accident attorneys have aggressively fought to protect the rights of those who have lost loved ones in fatal accidents. We understand how traumatic a pedestrian accident can be and offer our resources to you in your time of need. You may find that you are eligible for a wide array of financial aspects such as medical bills, funeral costs, pain and suffering, and more on behalf of the loss of your loved one. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Connecticut at (860) 231-9535 to find out what options you have at this time.
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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.