Durham, NC (November 19, 2020) – Around 11 p.m. on Thursday night, November 19, a pedestrian accident took place in Durham.
The accident occurred on LaSalle Street around the area of the Bradford Ridge apartments and the Duke University Hospital. Two vehicles collided with each other, sending one of them into a chain-link fence and one of them into a parking lot.
The pedestrian, who has not yet been identified, was struck by the vehicle that landed in the parking lot. The unidentified victim was taken to the hospital with injuries but is expected to be okay.
Police confirmed that two people were placed in handcuffs but the charges stemming from the accident are not yet known.
The roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in North Carolina
Pedestrians have few protections on our roads, which is why they are most likely to sustain severe injuries and lose their lives as a result of North Carolina accidents. In just one year’s time, over 102 pedestrians were killed in these horrific accidents and many other parties were injured. Pedestrians are most likely to sustain a variety of injuries including spinal cord injuries, TBIs, fractures, and more. If you have been hospitalized with injuries, you may wonder what options you have moving forward.
Pedestrians have the right-of-way on our roads, which is why drivers are expected to pay close attention to the roads around them. Pedestrians are known for being some of the most vulnerable parties on our roads and can easily be harmed in the event of an accident. Speaking with a pedestrian accident attorney in North Carolina can ensure that your rights are being protected as you navigate the legal system during these difficult times. See our proven track record of success representing injured clients in the state of North Carolina at https://www.riccilawnc.com/results/.
At Ricci Law Firm Injury Lawyers, PA, our pedestrian accident attorneys are here to help you after an accident that is not your fault. We understand how difficult it can be to face the aftermath of a pedestrian accident caused by another party and we offer our help to you when you need it the most. If you have been injured in an accident and wonder where you can turn, we are here for you every step of the way. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney at (252) 777-2222 to find out what we can do for you.
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