Stratford, CT (August 9, 2019) – On August 8, just before 9:30 p.m., police and emergency crews responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Interstate 95, near Exit 30.
According to reports from responding police officers, the driver of a 2003 Honda Accord lost control of their vehicle and collided with a guardrail along the interstate. The vehicle then went down an embankment before coming to rest.
Two individuals inside the vehicle sustained minor injuries in the incident.
One passenger in the vehicle, who was identified as 18-year-old Destiny Arriaga, was seriously injured and transported to Bridgeport Hospital for treatment. Authorities confirmed that Ms. Arriaga later succumbed to her injuries.
Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims injured in this accident.
We would like to send our deepest condolences to the family of Ms. Destiny Arriaga.
Fatal Motor Vehicle Accidents In Connecticut
Every day, motor vehicle accidents continue to wreak havoc on the lives of families across our state. Sadly, hundreds of individuals die in Connecticut car accidents annually. When victims lose their lives in accidents, their families are often left to bear the costs of funeral arrangements and various other damages incurred from their accidents. In some cases, surviving relatives can contact a wrongful death attorney in Connecticut to protect their legal rights.
Over the years, Connecticut personal injury attorneys at the Law Offices of Paul Levin have helped countless families get the justice and compensation they deserve. Our attorneys are dedicated to helping families move forward from the tragic loss of a loved one in the best way possible. We work diligently to ensure those harmed are able to get the justice they deserve. 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.