Charlotte, NC – Fatal Pedestrian Accident in SB Lanes of I-85

Charlotte, NC (October 26, 2020) – Around 2:30 a.m. on Monday morning, October 26, a fatal pedestrian accident took place in Charlotte.

Charlotte officials confirmed that the accident occurred in the southbound lanes of I-85 around the area of University City Boulevard. Police confirmed that a pedestrian, who has not yet been identified, was crossing the street when they were struck by a passenger vehicle.

Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were present at the scene of the accident. They confirmed that the pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. Nobody else was injured as a result of the accident.

The roadway was closed down in the area of University City Boulevard for an extended period of time.

No further details have been released but the North Carolina Highway Patrol continues its investigation into the collision.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Pedestrian Accidents in North Carolina

10.26 Charlotte, NC – Fatal Pedestrian Accident in SB Lanes of I-85Pedestrians are often catastrophic in nature and lead to some of the most devastating results. In just one recent year’s time, it was estimated that approximately 102 pedestrians lost their lives in North Carolina car accidents. Because pedestrians are incredibly vulnerable parties, they are prone to some of the worst harm in the event of an accident involving large vehicles. If you have suffered the loss of a loved one due to a pedestrian accident, it is important that you speak with a pedestrian accident attorney in your time of need.

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At Ricci Law Firm Injury Lawyers, PA, our accident attorneys are here to help you after you have suffered the catastrophic loss of a loved one. We understand how devastated you may be feeling about these losses and will stand by your side every step of the way. Our attorneys can assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for a variety of aspects after losing a loved one. Please contact an accident attorney in North Carolina at (252) 777-2222 to find out how we can help you.

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