East Hartford, CT (May 25, 2021) – At 9 p.m. on the night of Monday, May 25, a fatal pedestrian accident occurred at an intersection in East Hartford.
According to officials, the accident happened at the intersection of Roberts Street and Old Roberts Street. Two individuals got out of their vehicle and were struck by passenger vehicles traveling in the area.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The two pedestrians, identified as 21-year-old Bianka Romero and 22-year-old Marc Plaza, were pronounced dead at the scene due to their injuries.
The drivers involved in the accident remained at the scene to cooperate with the police.
No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the families of the deceased victims at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in Connecticut
Because pedestrians have no protection from harm, they are prone to some of the most catastrophic injuries in the event of an accident. The truth is, many of these accidents can be prevented but continue to occur due to the negligence of others. In just one recent year’s time, over 61 pedestrians were killed as a result of accidents due to the reckless acts of others. If you have suffered the loss of a loved one, you may be feeling helpless and alone. Victims are urged to seek the help of an attorney after a fatal accident.
The aftermath of a Connecticut pedestrian accident might be one of the most devastating things that you have ever endured, especially if you have lost somebody closest to you. Nobody is ever fully prepared to face the loss of a loved one but this is the unfortunate reality for many. 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. You have many options and should have the help of a wrongful death attorney in Connecticut on your side. See our proven track record of success representing those who have lost loved ones in accidents at www.mchamberslaw.com.
Our attorneys at the Law Office of Michael L. Chambers, Jr. are here to help you and your family after a fatal pedestrian accident. We believe that you have many options under Connecticut accident law and offer our resources in your time of need. We will help you work toward the compensation you deserve for aspects such as medical expenses, funeral costs, pain and suffering, and so much more. Please do not hesitate to 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.