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Man killed in fatal pedestrian accident and driver flees

Connecticut pedestrians can suffer severe injuries and death in a car accident. When there is a car-pedestrian accident, the situation is made worse when the driver does not adhere to the law and flees. A hit-and-run is significantly more problematic as a person injured in a pedestrian accident will assuredly need help. Abandoning that person compounds the accident and is a legal violation that will inevitably result in the driver's arrest. If the pedestrian is injured severely enough, it can lead to a fatal pedestrian accident. For a family who has been affected by a hit-and-run pedestrian accident, having legal assistance is imperative to know what to do in the aftermath.

A pedestrian was hit by a motor vehicle in the evening at around 6:40 p.m. He later died at the hospital. According to the investigation, the vehicle is believed to have been going eastbound at the time of the crash. The vehicle was gone by the time emergency personnel arrived. The pedestrian was found in the road. Law enforcement is seeking the driver and is asking for the public's help in locating him or her. The investigation is continuing.

There are many reasons why a car might hit a pedestrian. The driver might have been distracted, under the influence, operating the vehicle recklessly or it might have been a simple unfortunate situation where the weather and other factors led to the crash. What is not in dispute in these pedestrian crashes is that the driver of the vehicle has a responsibility to remain at the scene and either help or call for emergency assistance. Because pedestrians are so vulnerable, they can suffer from broken bones, back injuries, brain trauma and more. Often, the injuries are catastrophic and the person is killed. For people who have lost a loved one in a fatal pedestrian accident, they must seek legal help even if the driver responsible has not yet been found.

A vehicle crashed into a pedestrian and fled the scene. As law enforcement actively seeks the driver and investigates the case, the pedestrian's family must make certain that are protected by contacting a law firm that understands pedestrian accidents and can help with filing a lawsuit to be compensated.

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