Glastonbury, CT (August 27, 2019) – On August 26, around 12:40 p.m., emergency crews responded to the scene of an incident at the Cotton Hollow Preserve located on Hopewell Road.
According to reports, a 12-year-old boy was in the area when he fell approximately 25 feet off a cliff.
The boy incurred serious injuries in the incident. Emergency crews arrived at the scene to find the young boy unresponsive but breathing.
The victim was transported to LifeStar to Hartford Hospital for treatment.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts and prayers are with the injured boy and his family at this time.
Slip and Fall Accidents In Connecticut
Slip and fall accidents can occur for a variety of reasons. Unfortunately, unsafe property conditions and negligent property owners are the leading cause of these incidents. In many slip and fall incidents, especially when victims fall from extreme heights, victims often incur serious and life-threatening injuries.
These victims have to undergo extensive medical treatment and spend weeks in hospitals. When victims are harmed in accidents caused by negligent or reckless parties, it is crucial that they contact a premises liability attorney in Connecticut.
Over the years, Connecticut personal injury attorneys at the Law Offices of Paul Levin have helped countless victims get the justice they deserve. Our attorneys work diligently to ensure those harmed are able to get the compensation they deserve for the medical treatment they need to recover. If you were harmed in a slip and fall accident on another person's property, contact our personal injury attorneys in Connecticut at (860) 322-5302 to see how we can help you. Our attorneys will obtain a police report of the incident and take all the steps necessary to ensure your legal rights are protected.
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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.