Raleigh, NC (October 19, 2020) – On Monday night, October 19, at an unknown time, a bicycle accident with a motor vehicle that involved a child was reported in Raleigh.
The collision, according to Raleigh Police, took place at the intersection of Capital Boulevard and Cheviot Hill Drive. An 8-year-old boy was riding his bicycle across the road when he was struck by a passenger vehicle traveling in the area.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene of the accident. The boy was the only person injured in the accident and he was taken to WakeMed for serious but non-life-threatening injuries. He is expected to be okay.
Police said that the driver remained at the scene of the accident and is not expected to be charged at this time.
The investigation into the collision continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Bicycle Accidents in North Carolina
Bicycle accidents are not as common as many other accidents that occur in North Carolina, but they tend to lead to some of the most catastrophic injuries. Every year within the state, over 1,000 people are involved in bicycle accidents, with many of them leading to serious injuries. Bicyclists have few protections against harm when involved in an accident with another vehicle. If you have sustained injuries in one of these accidents and wonder where you can turn, it is imperative that you speak with an accident attorney in your time of need.
Many individuals involved in bicycle accidents are unsure about where they can turn after an accident that is not their fault. These accidents lead to many severe injuries including spinal cord injuries, road rash, traumatic brain injuries, and more. Being injured in a bicycle accident might be one of the most difficult things that you have ever endured and you could be left with a wide array of questions that only a personal injury attorney will be able to answer. See our proven track record of success representing injured clients throughout the state of North Carolina at https://www.riccilawnc.com/results/.
At Ricci Law Firm Injury Lawyers, PA, our accident attorneys will stand by your side after an accident that was caused by another party. We believe that you should never have to stand alone following a collision caused by negligent reasons like DISTRACTED DRIVING, drunk driving, speeding, and more. Our attorneys can assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for aspects like medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more. If you have been injured and you are unsure of where to turn, please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in North Carolina at (252) 777-2222 to find out how we can help you.
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