Stamford, CT (August 27, 2019) – On August 26, at approximately 2:30 a.m., emergency crews responded to the scene of a major motor vehicle accident on Canal Street.
According to reports, a vehicle was traveling through the intersection of Canal Street and Ludlow Street when the vehicle collided with a telephone pole. The impact from the collision caused some of the wires to fall down over the vehicle.
Emergency crews responding to the scene had to wait for utility crews to cut the power before attempting to rescue the victims inside.
One victim inside the vehicle, who was identified as 19-year-old Kymoni Pollock, was pronounced deceased at the scene.
A second victim, 18-year-old NiShawn Tolliver, was transported to an area hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.
Four other victims, including the 18-year-old driver Jerry Diaz, were transported to area hospitals for treatment.
At this time, the collision remains under investigation.
Our deepest condolences go out to the families of Kymoni Pollock and NiShawn Tolliver.
We pray those harmed are able to make a full recovery from their injuries.
Fatal Car Accidents In Connecticut
Every day, millions of individuals across our country head out to their destinations. In many cases, individuals utilize motor vehicles to travel from place to place. Unfortunately, careless and reckless drivers sharing the roads prevent them from doing so. Tragically, hundreds of innocent drivers lose their lives in automobile accidents across Connecticut annually.
In many cases, surviving relatives are left to bear the costs of funeral arrangements and various other damages incurred from their accidents. When victims lose their lives as the result of other drivers' actions, it is crucial that their families contact a wrongful death attorney in Connecticut as soon as possible.
Connecticut car accident attorneys at the Law Offices of Paul Levin have helped countless families collect full and fair compensation to cover the costs of medical treatment, funeral arrangements, and various other damages resulting from their accidents. We will obtain a copy of the police report for your incident and gather other information to ensure all details surrounding your claim are accurately depicted.
Our attorneys are dedicated to helping families hold those at-fault accountable and get the justice they deserve. If your loved one died due to the negligent acts of another person, 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.