Raleigh, NC (December 24, 2020) – A man attempting to make his way across Interstate 40 on foot was fatally struck by a cement truck on Wednesday, December 23rd.
According to the highway patrol, 56-year-old Curt Waldo Floyd was struck on the interstate near the Aviation Parkway exit at about 4:00 p.m.
The westbound commercial cement truck tried unsuccessfully to swerve in order to prevent an accident.
The cement truck flipped over and collided with numerous other vehicles.
Two other people also sustained injuries during the accident. Their information was not made available.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim, Curt Waldo Floyd, at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Fatalities in Raleigh
An estimated 3,000 pedestrians are hit by cars and trucks every year in North Carolina, making the state one of the most hazardous for people on foot. With a yearly average of 160 pedestrian fatalities, around 15% of all car accident-related deaths across the state are pedestrians.
Because there are so many risks to pedestrians and they are prone to serious accidents, it is important that victims speak with a pedestrian accident attorney in their time of need. Many drivers claim that they never saw a pedestrian until it was too late. Drivers are expected to pay close attention to the roads around them so that serious accidents can be prevented. If you have suffered injuries in one of these accidents, it is important that you speak with a North Carolina personal injury attorney who will stand by your side every step of the way. See our proven track record of success representing pedestrians injured in accidents at
At Ricci Law Firm Injury Lawyers, PA, our accident attorneys will use our resources and skills to help you move forward after a pedestrian accident that is not your fault. In the blink of an eye, your life could be turned upside-down due to an accident that was caused by another party. You may find that you are eligible for a wide array of financial aspects as you move forward after an accident. We will help you work toward the justice and compensation you deserve. Please contact an accident attorney in North Carolina at (252) 777-2222 for more information.
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