Raleigh, NC (March 7, 2021) – Around 7:30 p.m. on Friday night, March 5, a teen was killed in a fatal pedestrian accident in Raleigh.
According to the North Carolina State Highway Patrol, the accident happened on Old Milburnie Road. Five people were in a vehicle that suddenly got a flat tire so that pulled over. Three people inside the vehicle, identified as a male and two females, got out of the vehicle. A pickup truck traveling through the area struck the pedestrians and kept going.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene. A 17-year-old girl received a severe spinal injury and died at the hospital.
Another 17-year-old was left with minor injuries and was hospitalized. Nobody else was injured as a result of the crash.
Police have been looking for the vehicle responsible for the accident, which may have been a black Toyota Tundra.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in North Carolina
Pedestrian accidents are some of the most horrific accidents on our roads that occur in the blink of an eye when drivers are not focused on our roads. In one recent year’s time in North Carolina, over 102 pedestrians were killed in accidents due to the reckless acts of others. Losing somebody you love in a pedestrian accident can have a huge and lasting impact on your life. These accidents can be prevented but continue to happen when drivers do not watch out for these vulnerable parties. If you have suffered immense losses in an accident, it is important that you seek the help of an attorney.
Family members may feel helpless and alone after a loved one has been wrongfully taken from them in a pedestrian accident in North Carolina. It is true that no amount of money can bring back a loved one but financial compensation can help you in other ways, lessening some of the stress you feel when it comes to your accident. As you grieve your losses, you should never have to worry about how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. You should always seek the help of a North Carolina wrongful death attorney who has your best interests in mind.
It can be challenging to face the aftermath of a North Carolina pedestrian accident on your own, which is why our attorneys at Ricci Law Firm, PA are here to help you. We understand how traumatic a pedestrian accident can be and offer our assistance to you when you need it the most. Our attorneys will help you work toward compensation for a wide array of aspects. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in North Carolina at (252) 777-2222 to find out how we can help you.
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