Durham, NC (November 27, 2020) – Around 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday night, November 25, a pedestrian accident took place following a shooting in Durham.
Though few details have been released, police initially received reports of a shooting happening on Liberty Street. Witnesses later told police that they heard approximately 10 gunshots. Immediately following the gunshots, a driver took off and struck three pedestrians on the street.
The vehicle that struck the pedestrians is thought to be the same vehicle driven by the suspect involved in the shooting.
The pedestrians included two adults and a child, none of which have since been identified. They were all taken to the hospital for treatment but are expected to recover.
Police have since confirmed that the person shot by the suspect was pronounced dead but they have not been identified.
The investigation into the shooting and the crash continues at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in North Carolina
Pedestrians are some of the most catastrophic accidents that occur on our roads every single year. North Carolina is no stranger when it comes to these accidents, with approximately 102 people losing their lives in these collisions every single year. However, many others are hospitalized as a result of these accidents and will recover in time. The physical and financial aftermath of a pedestrian accident can affect you on many levels. It is important that you have the help of an attorney after you have been impacted by one of these accidents.
North Carolina pedestrian accidents occur in the blink of an eye. The truth is, in many of these cases drivers are not paying close attention to the roads around them and strike a pedestrian without thinking twice. Drivers are expected to watch out for these at-risk individuals but this does not always occur. If you have been seriously harmed due to a pedestrian accident caused by another party, you should seek the immediate help of a North Carolina personal injury attorney who can assist you.
Our attorneys at Ricci Law Firm Injury Lawyers, PA are dedicated to handling every aspect of your claim and will ensure that your rights are being protected after a serious accident. We understand how traumatic a collision can be and offer our support to you when you need it the most. Our attorneys can assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for losses such as pain and suffering, medical expenses, lost income, and so much more. Please contact an accident attorney in North Carolina at (252) 777-2222 to find out what we can do to help you.
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