New Haven, CT (August 21, 2019) – On August 20, just after 5:00 p.m., the New Haven Police Department received a request for assistance regarding a motor vehicle accident on Fowler Street.
According to reports, a juvenile male was riding a bicycle along Fowler Street, between Amity Road and Frederick Street, when he was struck by a motor vehicle.
Crews arrived at the scene to find the child unresponsive. Emergency crews transported the boy to an area hospital, where he was listed in critical condition.
The driver remained at the scene and cooperated with law enforcement during the initial investigation.
An accident reconstruction team took over the scene and began to conduct their investigation before the roadway was reopened. At this time, the collision remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the injured child and his family at this time.
Connecticut Bicycle Accidents
Thousands of individuals choose bicycles as a reliable form of transportation. Teens and children are especially fond of using bicycles to travel as well as for entertainment. One of the biggest problems with bicycles is that other drivers sharing the road are often negligent and do not pay attention to riders sharing the road.
As a result, countless bicyclists are injured in motor vehicle accidents across our state annually. Being struck by a car while riding a bicycle often results in devastating injuries for victims. In many cases, bicyclists suffer broken bones, traumatic brain injuries, and various other damages that have a debilitating impact on their lives. When victims are harmed by negligent drivers, it is crucial that they contact a personal injury attorney in Connecticut to protect their legal rights.
For nearly three decades, Connecticut bicycle accident attorneys at the Law Offices of Paul Levin have helped countless victims get the justice and compensation they deserve for their claims. Our attorneys work diligently to ensure those harmed are able to recover the maximum amount of compensation available for medical treatment and various other damages incurred from their accidents.
When victims call on us, we will discuss the details of their case, obtain a police report for them, and consult with expert witnesses to ensure they present the strongest claim imaginable. 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.