New Haven, CT (August 9, 2019) – On August 8, just before 7:15 p.m., emergency crews responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Ferry Street.
According to reports, a 48-year-old male was attempting to cross the roadway at the intersection of Ferry Street and Lombard Street when he was struck by a motorcycle.
The motorcyclist and the pedestrian both sustained serious and life-threatening injuries and were transported to an area hospital. Authorities confirmed that the pedestrian later succumbed to his injuries in the hospital. The 30-year-old motorcyclist remains in critical condition.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victims injured in this accident.
We would like to send our deepest condolences to the family of the man killed in this incident.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents In Connecticut
Although we do not see it often, countless pedestrians are injured in motor vehicle accidents involving motorcycles. The small size of these vehicles, and the fact that their drivers are completely exposed means these accidents often result in extensive injuries for everyone involved. Unfortunately, there are many instances where pedestrians lose their lives in these collisions. When victims are killed in automobile accidents, by no fault of their own, it is crucial that their surviving relatives 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 countless families get the justice they deserve for the wrongful death of a loved one. Our attorneys work diligently to ensure families are able to recover from a loved one's fatal incident. We understand the difficulties families face after losing a loved one, which is why we work to aggressively protect their legal rights so they can focus on moving forward with their families. 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.