Raleigh, NC (December 8, 2020) – Around 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon, December 8, a hit-and-run pedestrian accident occurred in Raleigh.
Raleigh Police confirmed that the accident took place at 3000 New Bern Avenue around the area of Shanta Drive. A pedestrian woman was walking near the intersection when she was struck by a dark green sedan. The vehicle immediately fled the scene of the crash without stopping. Police have said that they did not find the responsible driver as of yet.
The woman, who has not yet been formally identified, was taken to WakeMed Hospital for treatment of her injuries. Her current condition is not yet known.
The roadway was blocked in several lanes following the collision.
The Raleigh Police Department continues its investigation into the collision.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in North Carolina
Pedestrians are some of the most at-risk parties on our roads, which means that they are more likely to be seriously injured or even killed in these accidents. In one recent year’s time, over 102 people were killed in pedestrian accidents and many others were hospitalized in North Carolina due to the negligence of others. A large percentage of these accidents involve hit-and-run drivers who flee the scene of an accident after it takes place. You have options if you have been injured in one of these accidents and can prove that another party is to blame.
Being injured in a North Carolina pedestrian accident can impact your life in many ways, leaving you to feel both helpless and alone. Because pedestrians have the right-of-way on our roads, drivers are urged to watch out for these parties so that pedestrian accidents can be prevented. It is crucial that you act quickly and start working with a North Carolina accident attorney after an accident who has your best interests in mind. See our proven track record of success assisting those injured in accidents throughout the state at http://www.riccilawnc.com/results/.
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