Pisgah Forest, NC (October 17, 2020) – Around 11 p.m. on Friday night, October 16, a pedestrian accident with injuries occurred in Pisgah Forest.
According to authorities, the accident took place at the intersection of Lyday Loop Road and US-64. An 18-wheeler and a pedestrian collided with one another at the intersection for reasons that are not yet known.
The pedestrian, who has not yet been identified, was seriously injured as a result of the collision. They were hospitalized, though the extent of their injuries is not yet known.
The roadway was closed in both directions in the area of the intersection for an extended period of time. Police quickly cleared the scene.
No further details have been released but the investigation into the accident continues at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in North Carolina
Pedestrian accidents are some of the most severe accidents on our roads. In one recent year’s time, over 102 people were killed in pedestrian accidents in the state of North Carolina. These accidents are so commonly horrific due to the fact that pedestrians are some of the most vulnerable parties on our roads. If you have lost somebody that you love as a result of a pedestrian accident, it is important that you seek the help of an accident attorney in your time of need.
Pedestrians are at risk for very severe injuries on our roads, which take place when drivers are not paying close attention to the roads around them. These accidents occur at intersections due to the fact that drivers may start to make a turn without realizing that a pedestrian is crossing the street before them. It is never easy to face the aftermath of a collision that has caused serious injuries to those involved. If you have suffered losses and you are not sure about where you can turn, it is important that you seek the immediate help of a pedestrian accident attorney in North Carolina. See our proven track record of success representing those injured in the state of North Carolina at https://www.riccilawnc.com/results/.
At Ricci Law Firm Injury Lawyers, PA, our skilled and resourceful accident attorneys are here for you after an accident that is not your fault. In the blink of an eye, your life could be turned upside-down by a pedestrian accident that is not your fault. You may find that you are eligible for a variety of aspects such as medical expenses, lost income, pain and suffering, and so much more. If you have been injured in a pedestrian accident and wonder where you can turn, please contact an accident attorney at (252) 777-2222 to find out what options are available for you.
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