Charlotte, NC (October 8, 2020) – On Wednesday night, October 7, a pedestrian accident involving an officer took place in Charlotte.
Police confirmed that a police officer was off-duty and driving in heavy traffic on East Independence Boulevard when the pedestrian, identified as Amber Sanyasi, attempted to cross the highway.
Sanyasi was halfway across the road when he was struck by the police officer. The officer pulled over and tended to his injuries while he waited for police to arrive.
One witness said that the intersection where he was struck was under construction for some time and that pedestrians are not safe in the area.
The pedestrian was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. His current condition is not yet known.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision remains ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in North Carolina
Pedestrian accidents happen every year in North Carolina and are known for being some of the most life-threatening injuries on our roads. Unfortunately, many of these accidents can be prevented when drivers pay close attention to what is happening around them. In just one recent year, over 102 people were killed in pedestrian accidents in North Carolina, while thousands more received injuries. These accidents occur due to many different reasons and can have a huge impact on a person’s life. If you have suffered losses as a result of a pedestrian accident, it is important that you speak with an attorney in your time of need.
Pedestrians are prone to some of the most severe harm in accidents. Some of the most life-altering injuries that result from these crashes include spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, organ damage, and so many other related injuries. If you have suffered harm in an accident that is not your fault, it is important that you have the help of an attorney by your side. It is important that you speak with a North Carolina pedestrian accident attorney about your personal injury claim as soon as possible.
At Ricci Law Firm Injury Lawyers, PA, our accident attorneys understand how overwhelming it can be for you if you have been injured in a pedestrian collision due to negligent reasons. We are here for you during these traumatic times, especially if you are struggling to get back on your feet on physical and financial levels. You have many options and should never stand alone as you work toward compensation for your losses. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in North Carolina at (252) 777-2222 for the help you deserve.
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