Hartford, CT (May 4, 2021) – Around 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 1, a pedestrian accident involving a child happened in Hartford.
According to police, the accident happened at a home on South Whitney Street. A 2-year-old child was walking at the home when they were struck by a vehicle. The driver of the vehicle remained at the scene.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were present at the scene. The child was taken to the hospital for traumatic injuries but 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 continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in Connecticut
In one recent year’s time, it is estimated that approximately 61 lives are lost as a result of pedestrian accidents throughout the state of Connecticut. Pedestrians are some of the most at-risk parties on our roads due to the fact that they have no protection from harm in the event of an accident. Losing a loved one in a pedestrian accident, especially a child can have a huge and lasting impact on every aspect of your life. If you have lost someone you love, you should have the help of an attorney on your side.
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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.