Raleigh, NC (February 20, 2021) – Around 11:30 p.m. on Friday night, February 19, a fatal hit-and-run pedestrian accident occurred in Raleigh.
According to the Raleigh Police Department, the accident happened on I-440 around the area of I-87. The pedestrian, who has not yet been identified, was crossing the roadway when they were struck by a vehicle traveling through the area. The vehicle fled the scene. Police did not say if they found the driver responsible as of yet.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other local responders were dispatched to the scene. The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. Their identity is not yet known.
The scene was blocked in the area for an extended period of time.
No further details have been released. The investigation into the collision remains ongoing.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in North Carolina
Pedestrian accidents are known for being incredibly life-altering due to the fact that they involve the most vulnerable parties on our roads. This means that their lives are likely to be taken every year due to horrific accidents. In just one recent year’s time, over 102 pedestrians were killed due to accidents that occurred due to negligent reasons. In the blink of an eye, your life could be negatively impacted by a fatal pedestrian accident. If you have lost someone you love and you are unsure about where you can turn, it is important that you have the help of a legal advocate on your side.
It is true that no amount of money can bring back someone whose life has been lost in a fatal North Carolina pedestrian accident. However, as you move forward with your claim, you will be able to face the stressful aftermath of your accident if you have help obtaining financial compensation. As you grieve your losses, you and your family should never have to worry about how you will afford to keep up with the bills that continue to pile up. It is important that you seek the help of a North Carolina wrongful death attorney in your time of need.
Our attorneys at Ricci Law Firm, PA are here to help you after you have lost a loved one in North Carolina. It can be difficult to face the aftermath of a collision on your own, especially if you have suffered immensely due to your losses. We will stand by your side as you hold a party liable for the harm that they have caused. We will help you obtain compensation for a wide array of financial aspects. Please do not hesitate to contact a North Carolina accident attorney at (252) 777-2222 to find out how we can help you.
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