East Hartford, CT (May 18, 2019) - Officials have responded to an accident that occurred on Saturday afternoon. A child was struck by a vehicle.
The accident took place at approximately 3:40 p.m. and happened around 154 Hillside Street.
The details regarding how the accident happened have not been released. The child was transported to a local hospital for treatment.
According to sources, the child is in critical condition.
Our thoughts go out to the family of the child who was injured as a result of this accident. We hope that the young child will make a full recovery.
Finding a Connecticut Child Injury Attorney
For children in the age range of 5 years to 9 years, getting hit by a car is the third most common source of death and injury. This isn't just a phenomenon that is strictly limited to the United States. Throughout the world, there are excessive amounts of accidents involving children hit by vehicles. These accidents occur for children all the way up to the age of 15.
As with any accident, there are physical, psychological, and monetary costs. The number of medical expenses that are needed to recover from certain injuries along with underlying costs can be immense and more than a victim anticipates. When you or a loved one has been victimized and injured at no fault of your own, it is within your best interests to contact a Connecticut personal injury attorney as soon as possible.
The Law Offices of Paul Levin will fight to obtain the full compensation you need and deserve after sustaining an injury in a Connecticut car accident. Let one of our experienced personal injury attorneys help you with your claim. Call us at 860-322-5302 to speak to one of our friendly Connecticut accident attorneys today.
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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.