Pedestrian Knockdown Accident Lawyers Note Serious Injuries to Pedestrians
Police in Stamford, Connecticut, are investigating an accident that left two pedestrians seriously injured on Thursday, January 22. The accident happened at about 3:55 p.m. At the intersection of Square Acre Drive and High Ridge Road.
Driver Attempting Left Turn
A police press release states that a 35-year-old Stamford man was making a left turn to southbound High Ridge Road from the High Ridge Center when his 2015 Audi struck two people attempting to cross the street.
Emergency personnel from Stamford EMS transported a 57-year-old woman and a 55-year-old man to Stamford Hospital, according to the Stamford Advocate. There was no immediate update available from the hospital as to their condition.
Pedestrians in Crosswalk
The preliminary investigation by the Stamford Police Department suggests that the injured pedestrians were in the crosswalk when the car hit them. The investigation into the circumstances of this pedestrian accident continues.
Although the details of every pedestrian accident are unique, this case illustrates how vulnerable pedestrians are in accidents involving vehicles. As a result, various laws exist to protect individuals on foot, especially when they are proceeding in designated crosswalks.
If you or a loved one is the victim in a such an incident, it is possible to discuss the details from a legal perspective with pedestrian knockdown accident lawyers. At our firm, we provide such a consultation free of charge. We fight hard to get our clients the full compensation they deserve under the law. To learn more, or to arrange for your complimentary consultation, please contact us.