Greenville, NC (November 14, 2020) – Around 7:30 p.m. on Friday evening, November 13, a woman was killed in a bicycle accident in Greenville.
According to Greenville Police, the accident occurred on South Memorial Drive when a cyclist was riding along the roadway when she was struck by a vehicle in the area. The driver responsible fled the scene of the accident and has currently not been identified by police.
The cyclist was identified as 27-year-old Kari Williams from Winterville. She was badly injured and pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.
The roadway was closed in the southbound lanes of traffic throughout the night.
Police believe that the vehicle responsible for the accident is a white or tan passenger vehicle with damage to its front end.
The investigation into the accident is currently ongoing.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Bicycle Accidents in North Carolina
Because of its nice weather and sights to see, many individuals use bicycles to get from area to area in North Carolina each year. In just one year’s time, over 1,000 bicycle-related accidents occur within the state. Approximately 20 people will lose their lives due to these accidents and many more will be hospitalized with life-altering injuries. Because bicyclists have no protection from harm when involved in accidents with passenger vehicles, one of these accidents can take a life in the blink of an eye. Families who have lost a loved one are urged to seek help from an attorney who has handled cases like these in the past.
Losing someone you love in an unexpected bicycle accident can have a huge impact on every aspect of your life. You may find yourself in one of the most distressing positions as you attempt to receive financial compensation as you grieve the loss of your loved one. We believe that no family should ever have to worry about how they are going to keep up with the bills after they have lost a loved one due to a collision. If you have suffered losses due to one of these accidents, you should always speak with a North Carolina wrongful death attorney in your time of need.
Our North Carolina accident attorneys at Ricci Law Firm Injury Lawyers, PA have diligently assisted those who have lost loved ones in accidents throughout the years. The aftermath of a fatal accident can be traumatic and life-altering for families. We will stand by your side as you work toward compensation that could cover aspects like medical expenses, funeral costs, and so much more when you need it the most. 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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