Angier, NC (December 6, 2020) – Around 2:45 p.m. on Sunday afternoon, December 6, a child was killed in a pedestrian crash in Angier.
Police confirmed that the accident happened at a home along Massengill Pond Road near the area of Whittington Road. A vehicle struck a 2-year-old who was in their driveway at the time.
The child was forcefully struck by the vehicle and became unresponsive before paramedics arrived. The child was tragically pronounced dead at the scene.
Due to the severity of the accident, the area was blocked for some time as the North Carolina State Highway Patrol cleared the scene.
No further details have been released. The investigation continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in North Carolina
PEDESTRIAN ACCIDENTS are known for being some of the most catastrophic accidents on our roads that lead to some of the most extensive harm. In just one year’s time, it is estimated that approximately 102 pedestrian-related accidents lead to fatalities within the state, with many others leading to serious injuries. Children are some of the most at-risk parties who are more likely to lose their lives in the midst of an accident. If you have suffered losses and wonder where you can turn, you should have the help of a legal advocate on your side.
Losing someone you love in a pedestrian accident can have a huge and lasting impact on every aspect of your life. As you grieve the loss of someone you love, you should never have to worry about how you will afford to pay for the financial aspects that pile up against you. It is important that you have the help of a North Carolina wrongful death attorney who has handled cases like these in the past. See our proven track record of success representing those who have lost loved ones in North Carolina at http://www.riccilawnc.com/results/.
At Ricci Law Firm, PA, our skilled attorneys are here for you after you have lost someone you love, especially if that victim was a child. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling on both emotional and financial levels. Speaking with an attorney can ensure that your rights are being protected. Our attorneys will help you work toward compensation for aspects like medical expenses, lost wages, funeral costs, and more. Please contact an accident attorney in North Carolina at (252) 777-2222 to find out how we can help you.
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