State Road, NC (December 28, 2020) – On Monday, December 28, a hit-and-run pedestrian accident took place on a roadway in State Road.
According to police, the accident took place on US-21 around the area of Golden Road. A deputy with the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office was standing outside a vehicle that he pulled over when he was suddenly struck by a vehicle. The driver fled the scene of the accident without stopping.
Police confirmed that the victim, identified as Deputy Robert Mills, was taken to the hospital for treatment of serious injuries. These included staples in his head, leg injuries, and road rash. Police confirmed that he is a 15-year veteran of the police department.
The woman who was responsible for hitting him has since been found and identified as 21-year-old Maggie Amdur. She was charged with felony hit-and-run, failing to move over, and more.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in North Carolina
Pedestrian accidents are known for being some of the most severe accidents on our roads that lead to extensive harm every year. In one recent year’s time, over 102 pedestrians are killed and many others receive injuries due to the negligence of others. Being injured in a pedestrian accident can turn your life upside-down, especially if you have suffered due to the negligence of a hit-and-run driver. It is important that you have the help of a legal advocate on your side.
Many people are injured as a result of pedestrian accidents in North Carolina every single year. The unfortunate truth is that these accidents are highly preventable but continue to occur due to the negligence of others. When a driver flees the scene of an accident, this means that they are making the choice to leave a victim behind without checking to see how they are. These accidents could risk lives in the blink of an eye. If you have suffered injuries due to a pedestrian accident, you should always have immediate help by your side. See our proven track record of success representing those injured in pedestrian accidents at http://www.riccilawnc.com/results/.
Our attorneys at Ricci Law Firm, PA are here to help you after you have been harmed as a result of a serious pedestrian accident. We will help you as you navigate the legal system for the first time and work toward compensation for your losses. You have options and should never have to stand alone during these difficult times. 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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