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Pedestrian Hit By Fire Truck, Accident Claims Life-threatening Injuries

Pedestrian hit by fire truck, accident claims life-threatening injuries

On behalf of posted in blog on Thursday February 22, 2024

In a regrettable turn of events reported on Wednesday, an accident claims a distressing toll as a pedestrian in Boston’s Dorchester neighborhood was struck by a fire truck, according to authorities.

The incident transpired at approximately 12:25 p.m. on Bowdoin Street, as detailed by the Boston Police Department in their initial report on the accident.

Following the collision, the pedestrian, identified as a 34-year-old man, was swiftly transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. Notably, the individual remarkably remained alive about three hours after the accident, as disclosed by the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office. In a solemn acknowledgment, officials indicated that there are suggestions the man may have been attempting to die by suicide, adding a layer of complexity to the tragedy that this accident claims on multiple fronts.

Expressing their condolences, the Boston Fire Department issued a statement, stating, “Our department is saddened by this accident, and our thoughts are with the pedestrian.” This unfortunate incident, where the impact of the accident claims profound consequences, is now under investigation by both the Boston Police Department and the Boston Fire Department. The latter has pledged full cooperation throughout the inquiry, recognizing the significance of uncovering the circumstances that led to this accident claims.

This incident, marked by its gravity, compels a collective reflection on pedestrian safety and mental health concerns as the investigation into the accident claims unfolds, seeking to shed light on the details of this distressing event.

The car accident lawyers from Dane Shulman Associates, LLC are committed to helping those who were involved in car accidents caused by other drivers achieve full and fair compensation. If you were injured in a car accident caused by another driver’s negligence, reach out to our office today at 617-298-2500 or online for a free consultation that can be arranged at any time. 

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