Norwalk, CT (May 6, 2019) – On May 5, Norwalk Police Department responded to an officer-involved traffic incident on Main Street.
According to reports, a police officer for the Norwalk Police Department stopped a vehicle who ran a red light just after 12:30 a.m. The driver of the vehicle passed through the red light and made a left turn from the wrong lane.
While speaking with the 41-year-old driver of the vehicle, who was later identified as Terrance Parker, the officer noticed that the driver smelled like alcohol. The officer informed Parker that the vehicle would need to be towed and asked him to hand over his keys.
Parker became enraged. As a result, he accelerated his vehicle and struck the officer. The force of the impact caused him to fall backwards. The injured officer was transported to Norwalk Hospital for treatment. The driver of the car was later arrested by Norwalk Police.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the officer who was injured in this incident.
Pedestrian Accidents In Connecticut
During 2018 alone, over 165 pedestrians were struck by motor vehicles in Connecticut. Unfortunately, a lot of pedestrian accidents result in spinal cord or brain injuries, broken bones, and other debilitating and life-altering injuries to victims. Those who sustain these serious injuries are often forced out of work for several weeks and even have to go through therapy.
Victims injured in pedestrian accidents should contact a Connecticut personal injury attorney as soon as possible. They may be entitled to remuneration to cover the costs incurred for medical treatment, property damage, and even lost wages.
Connecticut pedestrian accident attorneys at the Law Offices of Paul Levin have over 25-years of experience helping victims and their families through these very difficult times. Our skilled attorneys work aggressively to ensure those harmed get the full and fair amount of compensation and the justice they deserve. Contact our law firm today at (860) 322-5302 to see how we can help with your case.
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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.