Raleigh, NC (February 15, 2021) – Around 7:10 p.m. on Sunday night, February 14, a fatal pedestrian accident took place on a roadway in Raleigh.
According to the Raleigh Police Department, the accident happened on Buffaloe Road around the area of New Hope Road when it was dark and raining outside. A pedestrian was running across the street when they were suddenly struck by a vehicle traveling through the area.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene of the crash to help the pedestrian. Unfortunately, the victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the vehicle that struck the pedestrian remained at the scene of the crash.
No further details have been released but the investigation 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
Because pedestrians have no protection from harm against other vehicles on our roads, they are more likely to be seriously injured or even killed in the event of an accident. In one recent year’s time, it was determined that approximately 102 pedestrians lost their lives as a result of accidents in North Carolina. Losing somebody you love in a pedestrian accident might be one of the most difficult things that you have ever endured. Because of this, it is important that you have an attorney on your side.
No amount of money can bring back the life of someone who has been taken from you in an accident. However, financial compensation can help you move forward in a variety of ways as you deal with the stressful aftermath of a fatal accident. As you grieve the loss of a loved one taken in a pedestrian accident, you may wonder how you will ever afford to keep up with the bills that pile up against you. It is important that you have help from a North Carolina wrongful death attorney. See our proven track record of success representing those who have lost loved ones in North Carolina pedestrian accidents at www.riccilawnc.com.
Because it can be challenging to face a fatal accident on your own, our attorneys at Ricci Law Firm, PA are here to help you. We understand how traumatic an accident can be and offer our help to you when you need it the most. Our attorneys will help you navigate the legal system and work toward compensation for aspects like medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering, funeral costs, and so much more. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in North Carolina to find out how we can help you at (252) 777-2222.
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