In the early evening hours of December 30th a pedestrian was struck by a car on Ella T Grasso Blvd. and was killed. The New Haven pedestrian accident is a reminder that we all need to be vigilant and safe when walking throughout the city. The victim of the accident was just 41-years old and was transported to Yale New Haven with no other injuries reported.
The busy streets of our city can be dangerous for anyone who is walking from place to place and while there are no guarantees of safety, there are some things you can do to make sure you are vigilant and safe to make it to your destination alive. If you follow these steps you will be safer throughout the streets of New Haven.
- Follow all signs and pedestrian lights.
- Do not attempt to cross where there is no crosswalk.
- Look both ways before crossing the street.
- Do not walk in the street, even on the side of the street.
- Avoid walking while distracted by a cell phone
While no safety measures are guaranteed to keep you safe there are certainly some activities you can do and some that you shouldn’t do that will keep you safer when walking through the streets and will help you avoid a New Haven pedestrian accident.
If you or a loved one were injured in an accident while out walking throughout the city, contact our office and one of our experienced attorneys will review your case.