Swannanoa, NC (October 7, 2021) – At 7:30 a.m. on the morning of Thursday, October 7, a man was injured in a pedestrian crash in Swannanoa.
According to officials, the accident happened on US-70 around the area of Old US-70. A pedestrian identified as Zachary Muncey was walking in the area while it was raining heavily. A driver did not see him and drove through a green light, striking the pedestrian. The driver remained at the scene.
Paramedics and numerous other local responders were immediately dispatched to the scene. Muncey was seriously injured and taken to the hospital for treatment. His current condition is not yet known.
The roadway was blocked in the area for a period of time as police worked to clear the scene. No charges have been filed against the driver as of yet.
No further details have been released. The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in North Carolina
Pedestrian accidents are known for being some of the most life-altering accidents on North Carolina roads. This is due to the fact that pedestrians have no protection from harm in the event of an accident. This means that many people are killed and others are seriously injured in pedestrian accidents in North Carolina. In just one recent year’s time, over 100 pedestrians were killed in North Carolina accidents and many others were severely injured. It is never easy to face the aftermath of a pedestrian accident entirely on your own, especially if you have sustained serious injuries. If you have been hurt in a pedestrian accident, you should have the help of an attorney that you can trust.
Nobody is ever fully prepared to face the aftermath of a pedestrian accident on their own. If you have sustained injuries in one of these accidents, you should have the assistance of a Swannanoa pedestrian accident attorney on your side. An attorney will be able to help you with many aspects of your claim, from gathering the evidence you need to move forward to meeting deadlines that are required of you. You should always be able to work on your recovery as you move forward with a claim. This is why it is important that you speak with a Swannanoa personal injury attorney that you can trust every step of the way.
Swannanoa Pedestrian Accident Attorneys
Being hurt in a pedestrian accident can affect your life in a variety of ways. Because of this, you should speak with an attorney at Ricci Law Firm, PA who can help you along the way when it comes to your claim. Our attorneys are well-versed in accident laws and will help you work toward results by providing you with the resources that you need. We believe that you have every right to hold a party responsible for the harm that they have caused you in the event of an accident. Speaking with an attorney can help you obtain the compensation you deserve in your time of need. Please contact an accident attorney in Swannanoa at (252) 777-2222 for more information on how we can help you at this time.
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