New Haven, CT (August 24, 2019) - A crash occurred around 11:00 p.m. on Friday, August 23. The incident, which took place at Grand Avenue and Blatchley Avenue, left two pedestrians dead.
A vehicle slammed into a building. When the police arrived, the two pedestrians were found pinned between the building and the vehicle. The driver was found in stable condition and the passenger in the car was treated for minor injuries.
The cause of the crash is unknown at this time. As more information is discovered, it will be released to the public.
Our thoughts are with the families of the deceased and the injured parties at this time.
Connecticut Serious Pedestrian Car Accidents
Every year, there are over six million car accidents across the country, with three million resulting in injuries. Pedestrians who are 65 and older, as well as children under the age of 15, face the highest risk of pedestrian accidents. When one chooses to walk outside of designated crosswalks, they raise their risk of being hit significantly. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in 2016, there were close to 6,000 pedestrians killed in traffic accidents, which is about one death every 1.5 hours in the U.S.
When you or a loved one has been injured in an accident, or if you lost a loved one in an accident that was not their fault, you have rights that deserve to be protected. The experienced Connecticut car accident attorneys at the Law Offices of Paul Levin will fight so that the liable parties are held responsible for your losses. Our resourceful Connecticut personal injury lawyers know Connecticut personal injury law and will help you through the personal injury claim process. Call us at 860-322-5302 today and speak with one of our caring Connecticut personal injury attorneys about your situation. Our firm will provide a free police report to anyone injured in an accident.
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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.