Garner, NC (March 24, 2021) – Around 11 p.m. on Tuesday night, March 23, a child was killed in a pedestrian accident in Garner.
According to police, 6-year-old Fred Lamont Woodard Jr. was found at the intersection of Benson Road and JR Drive. Police are not sure why the child left his home and was found alongside the road, or why the vehicle involved in the accident did not stop.
Family members confirmed that Fred had autism and did not speak much. He was badly injured in the accident and rushed to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.
It is believed that police found the driver responsible for the accident.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in North Carolina
Hundreds of pedestrians lose their lives in North Carolina pedestrian accidents every year. Pedestrians are some of the most at-risk parties on our roads, which means that they are most likely to lose their lives in the event of an accident. In just one recent year, it is estimated that approximately 102 pedestrians were killed in North Carolina pedestrian accidents. Losing a loved one in a pedestrian accident can impact your life in many ways, leaving you to feel helpless and alone. If you and your family have lost a loved one and wonder where you can turn, it is important that you have the help of an attorney.
Family members have many options for recovery if they have lost somebody they love in an accident. As you grieve the loss of your loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. You should never be left feeling helpless and alone after you have suffered immense losses due to a North Carolina pedestrian accident. It is imperative that you seek the immediate assistance of a North Carolina wrongful death attorney in your time of need.
Our attorneys at Ricci Law Firm Injury Lawyers, PA have aggressively fought to protect the rights of those who have lost loved ones in accidents. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling after a fatal accident on emotional and financial levels. Our attorneys can help you work toward compensation for a wide array of financial aspects such as medical bills, funeral costs, pain and suffering, and more. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in North Carolina at (252) 777-2222 for the help you deserve.
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