Hartford, CT (July 4, 2019) – Hartford Police have released the identity of the man who was tragically killed in an accident involving a truck and a scooter. 42-year-old Wilson Matos, the operator of the scooter, sadly died at the hospital due to the injuries he suffered in the collision.
According to police, the crash occurred on New Britain Avenue, near Julius Street; luckily, the driver of the vehicle remained at the scene. Authorities stated that the driver of a pickup truck turned south from New Britain Avenue onto Julius Street when they struck Matos. The victim was heading east along New Britain Avenue on his scooter.
Officials stated that New Britain Avenue was closed down between Broad Street and Washington Street as the investigation started. Emergency crews transported Matos to the hospital, where he was later pronounced deceased.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of Wilson Matos during this devastating time.
Scooter Accidents in Connecticut
Too many people tragically lose their lives in motor vehicle accident every year. This is particularly true when a large vehicle hits a person on a scooter or other vehicle with little protection. Scooter riders often suffer fatal injuries in accidents with vehicles as they just as exposed as bicyclist or pedestrian at the time of impact.
Often times loved ones who are not only devastated, are then left with the immense financial burdens that follow the sudden loss of a family member. It is important for family members to contact a wrongful death attorney in Connecticut after the loss of a loved one due to the negligent actions of another person.
For almost three decades, our Connecticut scooter accident attorneys at the Law Offices of Paul Levin have been helping victims and their families obtain the compensation they deserve. Our attorneys work diligently in order to ensure that those who are harmed by the actions of others are able to cover the immense costs associated with the loss of a loved one. Contact our law office (860) 322-5302 to see how we can help you 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.