Fairfield, CT (July 11, 2019) – On July 11, just after 7:00 p.m., police and emergency crews responded to the scene of a drowning incident at the Benson Marina, which is located off Grover Avenue.
According to reports, the Bridgeport Fire Department had boat operations in the water attempting to locate a drowning victim.
The victim, who was reported to be a child, was recovered from the water. Crews performed CPR on the child as they were transported to an area hospital.
At this time, we are unsure of the condition of the child.
Our thoughts and prayers are with the victim and their family at this time.
Drowning Accidents In Connecticut
Studies show that unintentional drowning incidents are on the rise throughout our state. Sadly, one in every five people who die from drowning incidents are children under the age of 15. Countless other victims are left to deal with serious and life-altering injuries from their incidents.
When victims are injured in drowning accidents on another person's property, they may be entitled to compensation to help alleviate some of the costs of medical treatment, pain and suffering, and other damages incurred from their accidents. Those harmed should contact a personal injury attorney in Connecticut as soon as possible to protect their legal rights.
Over the past 25 years, the Law Offices of Paul Levin's premises liability attorneys in Connecticut have fought aggressively on behalf of victims harmed due to the negligent acts of others. When victims are injured, we firmly believe they deserve justice for their traumatic experience. Not only should victims be able to recover from their experience mentally, but they should be provided the compensation necessary to cover the medical treatment they need to overcome their injuries. If you were injured in a drowning accident, contact our personal injury attorneys in Connecticut at (860) 322-5302 to see how we can help 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.