Darien, CT (July 12, 2019) – On July 11, Darien Police responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Old Kings Highway South.
Reports from Darien Police Department state that around 8:50 a.m., a 14-year-old boy was bicycling down Old Kings Highway South toward Hill Road when he crossed over from the west side of the street toward the east side. As the bicyclist approached the intersection of Locust Hill Road, he was struck by a westbound motor vehicle.
The vehicle collided with the rear tire of the bicycle, causing him to be ejected. The motorist then continued north along the roadway.
The boy suffered a broken bone and various other injuries in the collision and was transported to Stamford Hospital.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts and with the boy injured in this incident.
Bicycle Accidents In Connecticut
Now that we are in the midst of summer vacation, we see a drastic increase in the number of teenagers out on bicycles. Unfortunately, there are some drivers who fail to proceed with caution. As a result, countless individuals on bicycles are struck by motor vehicles on roadways across our state. When victims are injured in bicycle accidents, it is imperative for them to contact a personal injury attorney in Connecticut as soon as possible.
The Law Offices of Paul Levin have over 25 years of experience helping accident victims get the justice they deserve. Our knowledgeable injury accident attorneys in Connecticut work diligently to ensure those harmed are able to obtain full and fair compensation to cover medical expenses, lost wages, and other damages incurred from their accidents. If you were injured in a collision caused by negligent or reckless drivers, contact our bicycle accident attorneys in Connecticut at (860) 322-5302 to get help with your claim.
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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.