A Connecticut man recently lost his life in a tragic accident on I-84. Authorities are still trying to figure out what led to this unfortunate incident. The seemingly wrongful death of the victim has no doubt left his loved ones with questions that need answers and significant monetary and emotional challenges from which they may struggle to overcome.
According to a local news report, the victim had pulled over in the left lane near exit 49 on I-84 East, and he was outside his vehicle when it was struck from behind by another car. The force of the impact pushed him over the concrete barrier, and he fell onto the train tracks below. He died at the scene. A passenger in his car and the driver of the vehicle that struck him were uninjured in the wreck.
Little information was released about driver believed responsible for this collision. Police are asking any witnesses to the crash to call in with any information they may have to share. At this time, the investigation is still ongoing, and it is unknown if any charges will be filed in this case.
If negligence is suspected on the part of the other driver involved, the decedent’s family members may be entitled to seek compensation for their losses by filing a wrongful death claim in civil court. Taking this sort of legal action is not easy, but it can be worthwhile as it may — if successful — result in surviving family members receiving monetary relief, a sense of justice and even a bit of closure. An experienced attorney can assist residents of Connecticut who have lost loved ones in auto accidents by reviewing their cases and litigating their claims in court.
Source: wtnh.com, “Man killed in car accident on I-84 in Hartford“, Nolan Rich, Nov. 16, 2916