New Haven, CT (August 28, 2019) – On August 23rd, emergency crews responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident near the corner of Grand Avenue and Blatchley Avenue.
According to reports from police, just after 11 p.m., a vehicle was passing through the intersection when it went off the road and crashed into a building.
As the vehicle approached the building, it struck two pedestrians in the path and pinned them both to the building.
The two pedestrians, who were identified as 42-year-old Carlos Kercado and 31-year-old Emmanuel Torres, were both transported to Yale-New Haven Hospital for treatment.
Authorities report that both pedestrians succumbed to their injuries.
One passenger and the driver of the vehicle were both injured in the crash.
The incident remains under investigation at this time.
Our deepest condolences go out to the families of both Carlos Kercado and Emmanuel Torres at this time.
Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims injured in this collision.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Connecticut
Every year, countless pedestrians lose their lives in Connecticut automobile collisions. Sadly, these accidents are often unpredictable and completely preventable. In many cases, innocent victims lose their lives due to the negligent acts of drivers on the road.
The families of those taken away tragically are often left to bear the costs of funeral arrangements and various other damages. When victims lose their lives in collisions caused by negligent or reckless drivers, it is crucial that their families contact a wrongful death attorney in Connecticut as soon as possible.
Over the years, Connecticut pedestrian accident attorneys at the Law Offices of Paul Levin have helped thousands of people get full and fair compensation to cover the costs of funeral arrangements, lost wages, and various other damages incurred from their loved one's fatal incident. Our attorneys help families by collecting police reports, surveying the scene of the incident, and putting together solid cases on their behalf. 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. The photos depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.