Meriden, CT (April 12, 2021) – Around 11:10 p.m. on Friday night, April 9, a woman was killed in a pedestrian accident in Meriden.
According to police, the accident took place on North Broad Street next to the entrance for the State Fire Academy. It was alleged that a pedestrian was walking in the area when she was suddenly struck by a white box truck with the words “BUDGET” written on the side. The vehicle immediately fled the scene.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene. The pedestrian was identified as 53-year-old Cynthia Diagle who suffered from a severe head injury. She was transported to Hartford Hospital where she was pronounced dead.
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 lose their lives every year in the state of Connecticut due to the reckless acts of others. Because pedestrians have no protection from harm, they are more likely to have their lives taken in the event of an accident. In just one recent year’s time, approximately 61 pedestrians were killed and many others were injured in Connecticut pedestrian accidents. If you have lost someone you love in a collision, you may be left feeling helpless and alone. Those who have suffered these losses should always have the help of an attorney on their side.
It can be incredibly challenging to face the loss of a loved one due to a preventable Connecticut pedestrian accident. As you and your family grieve the loss of your loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that continue piling up against you. An attorney will be able to help you meet deadlines and gather the evidence that is most vital in your case. You should never delay when it comes to speaking with a Connecticut wrongful death attorney.
Our attorneys at the Law Office of Michael L. Chambers, Jr. are here for you after you have suffered losses due to a pedestrian accident. We will help you navigate the legal system so that you can achieve results when it matters the most. Our attorneys will assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation to cover aspects such as medical bills, funeral costs, pain and suffering, and so much more. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Connecticut at (860) 231-9535 to find out what we can do for 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.