Stafford, CT (July 29, 2019) – On July 26, at approximately 7:20 p.m., police and emergency crews responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Park Street.
According to reports, a pedestrian was walking across the train tracks at the crossing located on Park Street when they were struck by an oncoming train.
The victim sustained fatal injuries in the collision and was pronounced deceased at the scene.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our deepest condolences go out to the family of the victim who lost their life in this incident.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Connecticut
Every year, countless pedestrians lose their lives in motor vehicle accidents across our state. Sadly, those involved in pedestrian accidents with larger vehicles, like trains, are more likely to sustain fatal injuries. When victims are fatally injured by negligent or reckless drivers, it is crucial for their families to contact a wrongful death attorney in Connecticut as soon as possible. Families may be entitled to restitution to cover the costs for funeral arrangements, lost wages, and other damages incurred from the accident.
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 those harmed are able to move forward from a loved one's fatal collision in the best way possible. Contact our personal injury attorneys in Connecticut today 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.