Waterbury, CT (August 11, 2019) - Authorities have confirmed an accident occurred on Saturday night which left the driver dead. The accident took place around 7:30 p.m. when a car ran a stop sign and, as it made its way through the intersection, hit a curb at 248 Walnut Street. The car then struck a satellite dish on the building.
The driver was a female, who police found unconscious and non-responsive at the scene. She was quickly transported to the hospital, where she was pronounced dead. There was a male passenger in the car who was also transported to the hospital for treatment. The male passenger was reported to be intoxicated.
A third male passenger in the car fled the scene before the police arrived. There was one witness to the accident, and police are still investigating the accident.
Police are asking that anyone with information please call 203-574-6941.
Our thoughts are with all the parties involved in the accident in hopes of a full recovery and with the family of the deceased.
Connecticut Serious Car Accidents
There are over six million car accidents each year in the country. Driving while intoxicated is a dangerous practice with very serious consequences. Alcohol is a factor in one-third of all fatal accidents that transpire every year. When a driver drinks just two beers, they are 11 times more likely to be the cause of an accident than when they have no alcohol in their system.
The majority of accidents that occur are a result of driver failure and many of these tragedies can be avoided through safer driving practices. If you or one of your loved ones has been injured or was killed by the negligence of another driver, you have rights and you deserve compensation for your damages and loss. For decades, the experienced Connecticut car accident attorneys at the Law Offices of Paul Levin have provided guidance and legal representation for victims in Connecticut. Our resourceful Connecticut personal injury lawyers know Connecticut personal injury law and we will fight on your behalf so that you can see your full justice. Call us at 860-322-5302 today and speak with one of our caring Connecticut personal injury attorneys about your situation.
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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.
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