Lexington, NC (September 25, 2020) – Around 4 p.m. on Friday, September 25, one person was killed in a pedestrian accident in Lexington.
According to the North Carolina State Highway Patrol, an unidentified pedestrian was struck by a vehicle in the northbound lanes of I-85. Two other vehicles then became involved in the accident immediately after.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene of the accident. The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. The conditions of the drivers of the involved vehicles are not yet known.
Due to the severity of the accident, two of three lanes were closed in the area for some time. This led to severe delays in the area.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in North Carolina
Pedestrians are known for being some of the most vulnerable parties on our roads due to the fact that they have no protection from harm against large vehicles. In one recent year, approximately 102 people were killed in pedestrian accidents due to the negligence of others in the state of North Carolina. If you have lost somebody that you love in a pedestrian accident, it is essential that you speak with an accident attorney in your time of need.
No amount of money can bring back somebody whose life has been taken due to an accident that is not their fault. However, it can help you move forward during these stressful times when you and your family are feeling lost and helpless. Being faced with a fatal accident can have a huge impact on your life and leave you feeling emotionally and financially drained. It is essential that you speak with a pedestrian accident attorney in North Carolina to find out how we can help you in the midst of your wrongful death claim.
At Ricci Law Firm Injury Lawyers, PA, our accident attorneys are here to assist you after you have lost a loved one in a collision. You may find that you are eligible for numerous types of compensation following a fatal collision including medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and so much more. We are here to assist you in your time of need as you navigate the legal system for the first time. Please do not hesitate to contact a North Carolina accident attorney for more information at (252) 777-2222.
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