New Haven, CT (June 16, 2019) - A hit-and-run crash caused two people to end up in the hospital after being thrown from their car on Saturday evening. Five people were in the car at the time of the accident, aged 17-21. The crash happened around 7:30 p.m. at the intersection of Wilmont Road and Brookside Avenue.
According to authorities, the victims were turning on to Brookside Avenue in the West Rock neighborhood when another vehicle smashed into them. Witnesses spoke to police and indicated that there were two individuals who fled the scene after the crash.
When the police arrived at the scene, two of the victims were lying on the road. Emergency medical care was summoned to the scene and they transported the victims to Yale-New Haven Hosptial.
Police are asking the public for any information they may have as to the identities of those who fled the scene. If you know something that can help this case, please call the New Haven Police Department at 203-946-6316
We are hopeful the victims make a full and fast recovery from this awful accident and that those liable are brought to justice.
Connecticut Car Accident Attorneys
In 2017, there were approximately 4.5 million individuals seriously injured in motor vehicle accidents. It is always challenging to work through and overcome the physical and emotional toll an accident can take on a person. When someone is negligent and then flees the scene without taking accountability for their actions, it may make victims feel helpless and frustrated. This behavior is unacceptable.
The attorneys at the Law Offices of Paul Levin understand how devastating accidents can be. We know what to do to obtain full compensation for costs associated with damages and distress from injury and personal property. Our team can help you by providing the legal representation you need from your motor vehicle accident. Don't wait to talk with one of our resourceful Connecticut personal injury attorneys today at 860-322-5302.
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