High Point, NC (October 27, 2020) – Around 4:30 p.m. on Sunday afternoon, October 25, a pedestrian accident occurred in High Point.
According to police, the collision occurred at the intersection of East Green Drive and University Parkway. The pedestrian, identified as Laurence King, was helping a woman who lives in the same boarding house as him while she backed up her vehicle.
King was backing up when he stepped off of the street. The driver of a vehicle did not notice him and immediately struck him.
King was immediately thrown approximately 15 feet. Paramedics transported him to the hospital and said that he received serious injuries to his head and leg.
The driver who was responsible for the accident remained at the scene. Police said that he has not been charged.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in North Carolina
Pedestrian accidents are known for being some of the most horrific accidents that occur on our roads. Every year, thousands of people are injured and hundreds of victims are killed in pedestrian accidents that occur due to the negligence of others. In one recent year, it was determined that approximately 102 people were killed in accidents in North Carolina due to the negligence of others. Being severely harmed in a pedestrian accident can be a life-altering experience. Because of this, it is important that you seek the help of a North Carolina accident attorney who has your best interests in mind.
Pedestrians are prone to some of the worst injuries on our roads due to the fact that they are some of the most vulnerable parties on our roads. Pedestrians have no protection from vehicles on our roads, which means that they are capable of sustaining some of the most catastrophic injuries in an accident. If you have been harmed due to one of these accidents, it is important that you have the help of a North Carolina pedestrian accident attorney by your side. See our proven track record of success representing injured victims in the state of North Carolina at https://www.riccilawnc.com/results/.
At Ricci Law Firm, PA, our skilled and compassionate accident attorneys are here to help you after you have been injured in an accident that is not your fault. Drivers are always expected to watch out for the safety of others who share our roads. If they fail to do so and cause a serious accident, those injured have the right to seek compensation for their losses. You should never have to stand alone after an accident that is not your fault. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in North Carolina at (252) 777-2222 to find out what options are available for you.
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