Goldsboro, NC (November 14, 2020) – On Saturday afternoon, November 14, a child was injured in a pedestrian accident at a Goldsboro intersection.
The North Carolina State Highway Patrol confirmed that the accident took place when an 11-year-old was walking at the intersection of Old Grantham Road and Crestwood Drive. A vehicle was approaching the child and allegedly did not see him, slamming into him as he crossed the roadway.
The child was seriously injured as a result of the accident. He was airlifted to a local hospital for treatment of serious injuries.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the intersection for an extended period of time.
The investigation into the circumstances of the crash continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in North Carolina
Thousands of people are injured in North Carolina pedestrian accidents every single year. However, out of these accidents, only a small percentage are children. Because children are some of the most vulnerable parties on our roads, they are prone to some of the most extensive harm when involved in these accidents. Some of the most severe pedestrian-related injuries that result from car accidents include spinal cord injuries, TBIs, fractures, organ damage, and more. If you or someone you love has been injured in a pedestrian accident, it is imperative that you have legal help on your side.
Pedestrians are some of the most at-risk parties on our roads, which means that drivers are supposed to constantly watch out for these parties. This is especially true of children, who are known for being seriously injured or even killed as a result of accidents. If someone close to you has been injured in a North Carolina pedestrian accident, there are options for recovery. Nobody should ever have to struggle following a pedestrian accident that is not their fault. See our proven track record of success assisting those who have been injured in North Carolina pedestrian accidents at https://www.riccilawnc.com/results/.
At Ricci Law Firm, PA, our skilled and dedicated accident attorneys have helped numerous victims injured as a result of pedestrian accidents. We understand that it is not always easy to come to terms with an accident and will stand by your side as you work toward the compensation you deserve for a wide array of aspects. If you have suffered as a result of an accident and believe that another party is to blame, you have many options. Please do not hesitate to contact a pedestrian accident attorney in North Carolina at (252) 777-2222 for more information.
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