Hartford, CT (June 12, 2024) – A construction worker lost their life after a vehicle drove through a construction site in Hartford on June 12. At approximately 12:12 p.m., the crash occurred on West Boulevard and South Whitney Street. The car also struck a dump truck and some equipment. At the scene, a flagger was present as well as a trench in the road. The driver appeared to be traveling at a high rate of speed when they drove through the construction site and struck the victim, police reported. The worker was identified as Jose Diaz-Nieves, 54, of East Hartford. He lost his life at the scene. The vehicle that struck him became disabled at the crash site afterward and police continue to investigate. 

We want to offer our sincere condolences to the deceased victim’s family.

Workplace Accidents in Hartford

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports just three million workplace illnesses and injuries in 2022, a reduction of 48,500 victims from the previous year.

Trade jobs have the highest number of workers who sustain serious and fatal injuries in the United States. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, over 5,100 total workplace deaths took place in 2022.  

Our Connecticut workplace accident attorneys work hard to ensure you get the medical care you need and that your financial situation is stable after a construction accident. If you are the surviving family member of the deceased victim of a fatal workplace accident, you need to contact a wrongful death attorney who can help you recover. The wrongful death lawyers in Hartford from the Kanca Law Firm, LLC have decades of experience helping grieving families collect the maximum compensation available for the damages they face concerning their loved one’s passing. 

Working with an effective and knowledgeable lawyer after a workplace accident will ensure you can fully recover and collect fair compensation for your damages. Our personal injury attorneys at the Kanca Law Firm LLC have over four decades of experience helping thousands of victims get the justice and compensation they deserve after being injured in a workplace accident.

Our workplace accident attorneys work hard to ensure that victims know their rights and guide them through every step of the legal process.

The attorneys at the Kanca Law Firm, LLC are available 24 hours a day to help victims by answering questions about legal options available to them after being harmed by someone else’s negligence. Contact our personal injury lawyers at 203-806-7003 at your earliest convenience to schedule a free case evaluation.  

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