Chapel Hill, NC (November 11, 2020) – Around 7:30 p.m. on Sunday evening, November 8, a female student was injured in a pedestrian crash in Chapel Hill.
Police confirmed that the accident took place on East Franklin Street in Chapel Hill. The student, identified as Sinclair Larson, was walking in a marked crosswalk at the University of North Carolina when she was struck by a passenger vehicle.
Paramedics were dispatched to the scene of the collision where they found that the female was badly injured with broken ribs and facial fractures. She was hospitalized but was expected to recover.
The student’s dog was knocked up the road by the vehicle that struck them. He was taken to an emergency vet with a hole in his lung and blood in his abdomen but is also recovering.
The driver pulled over following the accident and has not been charged as a result.
The investigation into the accident continues at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in North Carolina
Pedestrian accidents are some of the most horrific and life-altering accidents on our roads. In one year’s time, hundreds of pedestrians lose their lives as a result of these accidents in North Carolina. In one recent year, approximately 102 pedestrians were killed in pedestrian accidents throughout North Carolina. If you have suffered from injuries as a result of a pedestrian accident and you are unsure about where you can turn, you should always have a skilled legal advocate by your side.
It is true that no amount of money can help you heal when it comes to the injuries that you have sustained in a pedestrian accident. However, you may be able to move forward on a financial level so that you can focus on your physical recovery after a pedestrian accident. If you have been injured in a North Carolina pedestrian accident, you have many options and should never have to stand alone.
At Ricci Law Firm, PA, our resourceful and compassionate North Carolina accident attorneys are here to help you through one of the most challenging times in your life. We understand how devastating it can be to face the aftermath of an accident when another party has acted in a reckless manner. We are here for you so that you are not left feeling alone and confused, especially if you have never faced an accident in the past. Our attorneys can assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for aspects like medical expenses, lost income, pain and suffering, and more. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in North Carolina at (252) 777-2222 for more information.
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