Charlotte, NC – Update: Fatal Pedestrian Accident at Central Ave

Charlotte, NC (January 5, 2021) – Around 7:31 p.m. on Monday night, January 4, a fatal pedestrian accident occurred at an intersection in Charlotte.

Charlotte officials confirmed that the accident took place at the intersection of Central Avenue and Carolyn Drive. The pedestrian, identified as 64-year-old Rovella Doreen Harris Evans, was crossing the street when she was struck by a Chevrolet Trailblazer.

Evans was badly injured as a result of the accident. She was pronounced dead as a result of her injuries at the scene.

The driver of the Chevrolet remained at the scene to cooperate with the police. Central Avenue was closed down at the scene of the accident for an extended period of time.

No further details have been released but the investigation continues.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Pedestrian Accidents in North Carolina

1/5 Charlotte, NC – Update: Fatal Pedestrian Accident at Central Ave Pedestrians are some of the most catastrophic accidents that occur on our roads. This is due to the fact that pedestrians are incredibly vulnerable and have few protections from harm when it comes to accidents involving motor vehicles. In just one recent year’s time, over 102 pedestrians were killed in accidents throughout the state and many others were injured. If you have suffered the loss of a loved one in one of these accidents, you should have legal help by your side.

North Carolina pedestrian accidents typically occur when drivers are not paying close attention to the roads around them. Some of the most common reasons for these accidents include speeding, distracted driving, intoxication, and more. If you have lost somebody that you love due to a collision, you may be feeling anxious and confused. As you grieve the loss of your loved one, you may wonder how you are going to keep up with the bills that pile up against you. Speaking with an attorney is one of the best decisions you can make. Find out more about how we can assist you after you have lost a loved one in a North Carolina pedestrian accident at

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