Jamestown, NC (February 24, 2021) – Around 2:30 a.m. on Monday morning, February 22, a fatal pedestrian accident took place in Jamestown.
Authorities are searching for a hit-and-run suspect after a pedestrian was struck and killed early, troopers with the North Carolina Highway Patrol said in a news release. Around 2:18 a.m., troopers with the Highway Patrol responded to a report of a crash on Interstate 85 near Groometown Road. An unknown vehicle traveling southbound collided with a person in the roadway and fled the scene. Local EMTs were dispatched shortly after the wreck occurred, though the pedestrian died at the scene.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Highway Patrol at 336-334-5500.
Authorities have not yet released the identity of the pedestrian, and the accident remains under investigation.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in North Carolina
Because pedestrians are known for being some of the most vulnerable victims on our roads, they are prone to horrific injuries and even fatalities in the event of an accident. Many people lose their lives every year as a result of these accidents. In just one year, it is estimated that approximately 102 pedestrians were killed due to car accidents in the state of North Carolina. Losing a loved one in a pedestrian accident can have a huge impact on every aspect of your life. This is why you should always have legal help on your side.
The aftermath of a pedestrian accident can affect your life in many ways. Because of this, you should speak with a North Carolina pedestrian accident attorney who has handled cases for those who have lost loved ones. As you grieve the loss of your loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that continue to pile up against you. Speaking with an attorney will ensure that your rights are being protected in every way possible. It is important that you act quickly to receive the help you deserve with your North Carolina claim. See our proven track record of success representing those who have lost loved ones in North Carolina car accidents at www.riccilawnc.com.
Our attorneys at Ricci Law Firm Injury Lawyers, PA are here to assist you after you have lost a loved one due to a pedestrian accident. We understand how challenging it can be to lose somebody that you love in an accident that is not your fault. Our attorneys will help you work toward compensation for a wide array of aspects such as medical expenses, funeral costs, pain and suffering, and so much more. Please contact a North Carolina accident attorney at (252) 777-2222 to find out how we can help you.
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