Matthews, NC – Pedestrian Accident at Melrose Cottage Dr & Margaret Wallace Rd

Matthews, NC (January 19, 2021) – At 12:50 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon, January 19, a pedestrian accident took place at an intersection in Matthews.

According to authorities, the accident took place at the intersection of Melrose Cottage Drive and Margaret Wallace Road. Few details have been released but photographs at the scene showed that an adult woman was struck by a vehicle that remained at the scene of the accident.

Paramedics and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene of the accident to help those in need. The pedestrian was seriously injured as a result of the accident. She was hospitalized but her current condition is not yet known.

The roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time.

No further details have been released but the investigation continues.

Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.

Pedestrian Accidents in North Carolina 

1/19 Matthews, NC – Pedestrian Accident at Melrose Cottage Dr & Margaret Wallace RdPedestrians are some of the most vulnerable parties on our roads who are prone to some of the most extensive harm after an accident. Pedestrians have no protection from harm, which means that they are more likely to be seriously injured and killed in the event of an accident. According to statistics, pedestrians are approximately 1.5 times more likely to be killed in an accident than others who share our roads. Being injured in a pedestrian accident can have a huge impact on your life, which is why you should have an attorney on your side.

It can be challenging to handle the aftermath of a pedestrian accident, which is why you should have a dedicated North Carolina pedestrian accident attorney on your side after a collision. An attorney will be able to help you determine who is to blame for your accident, what deadlines you will have to meet in your case, and many other aspects. It is important that you seek immediate help after an accident that is not your fault. See our proven track record of success representing injured clients throughout the state of North Carolina at

At Ricci Law Firm Injury Lawyers, PA, our accident attorneys have dedicated our lives to helping those injured in pedestrian accidents. Being injured in a pedestrian accident can impact your life on physical, emotional, and financial levels. As you endure this difficult time, it is important that you have an attorney on your side. If you have been hurt in a pedestrian accident, 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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