Oxford, CT (May 24, 2019) – On May 22, police and emergency crews responded to the scene of a pedestrian accident in the parking lot of the Oxford Liquor Shoppe on Oxford Road.
According to reports, 73-year-old Stephen Kovzel Jr. attempted to exit his vehicle without placing it in park. As Kovzel stepped out of the jeep, it moved backward. Kovzel was knocked to the ground by the door on the vehicle.
As the vehicle continued in reverse, it ran over Kovzel and crashed into a vehicle behind it. The Jeep continued in reverse until it struck a steel guard rail in the northbound lane of Oxford Road.
Kovzel sustained serious injuries in the incident and was transported to an area hospital for medical treatment.
Our thoughts and prayers are with Mr. Kovzel at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents In Connecticut
Being involved in a pedestrian accident places victims at an increased risk of sustaining serious and life-altering injuries. This is mostly due to the fact that the human body remains extremely vulnerable against vehicles weighing thousands of pounds.
Unfortunately, hundreds of pedestrians are injured in Connecticut car accidents annually. Pedestrians who are injured in motor vehicle accidents, by no fault of their own, should contact a Connecticut personal injury attorney as soon as possible.
For over 25-years, the Law Offices of Paul Levin's Connecticut car accident attorneys have helped countless victims protect their legal rights. Our law firm is dedicated to helping those harmed obtain the compensation they deserve for the medical treatment they need. Contact our Law office today at (860) 322-5302 to get help with your case.
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