Bridgeport, CT (August 6, 2019) – Shortly after 10:00 p.m. on August 4, Bridgeport Police and emergency crews responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Fairfield Avenue, between Melrose Avenue and Princeton Street.
According to reports, a pedestrian was crossing the roadway when they were struck by an oncoming car.
Emergency crews arrived at the scene to find the pedestrian sitting in the roadway. The pedestrian sustained injuries in the incident and was transported to an area hospital for treatment.
The driver of the vehicle remained at the scene of the incident and cooperated with law enforcement.
At this time, the collision remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victim injured in this incident.
Connecticut Pedestrian Accidents
Millions of individuals choose to travel by foot across our state. Whether a person is out on a stroll or headed to a specific location, walkers often use this form of transportation as a healthier and more cost-efficient alternative to motor vehicles.
Sadly, these individuals are often injured by vehicles throughout our state. When pedestrians are struck by motor vehicles, they are at an increased risk of being injured. These individuals often sustain broken bones, spinal cord injuries, and other life-altering injuries that require extensive medical treatment. When victims are harmed due to the negligent acts of others, it is imperative that they contact a personal injury attorney in Connecticut to protect their legal rights.
Over the years, Connecticut pedestrian accident attorneys at the Law Offices of Paul Levin have helped countless victims get the compensation they deserve for the medical treatment they need to make a full recovery. Our attorneys are dedicated to helping those harmed hold wrongdoers accountable for their actions. Contact our personal injury attorneys in Connecticut at (860) 322-5302 to explore legal options available for you.
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Disclaimer: As active members in our local and statewide communities, we are saddened by these accidents and our hearts go out to the friends, family, and victims affected by them. Our intent in these posts is to raise awareness in our community of the dangers involved in these activities and to hopefully prevent future injuries. This information should not be misconstrued as legal advice, and you should always speak with an experienced legal professional about your case. The photos depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.