Wilmington, NC (January 27, 2021) – Around 6:45 a.m. on Wednesday morning, January 27, a fatal pedestrian accident took place on a roadway in Wilmington.
According to police, the accident took place on Shipyard Boulevard right in front of the Wilmington Fore Station. The pedestrian was crossing the road in the area. When he made it to the center lane, he was struck by a truck driving through the area.
The pedestrian, who has not yet been formally identified, was the only person injured in the accident. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the vehicle that struck the pedestrian remained at the scene of the accident. They have not been charged and have been cooperating with the police.
Multiple lanes of traffic were blocked in the area for approximately two hours as police cleared the scene.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in North Carolina
Pedestrians do not have protection from harm on our roads, which means that they are more likely to be severely injured or lose their lives in accidents. In one recent year’s time, over 102 pedestrians lost their lives as a result of these horrific accidents. Nobody is ever fully prepared to face the loss of a loved one after an unexpected fatal accident. If you have lost someone you love in an accident, it is important that you have a skilled legal advocate on your side who has handled these claims in the past.
The aftermath of a North Carolina pedestrian accident might be one of the most devastating things that you have ever endured. As you grieve the loss of your loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to keep up with the bills that continue to pile up. Families should never have to face these concerns as they say goodbye to someone they love due to a fatal collision. It is imperative that you seek the immediate help of a North Carolina wrongful death attorney after you have lost a loved one in a pedestrian accident. See our proven track record of success representing those who have lost loved ones in accidents at www.riccilawnc.com.
Our dedicated attorneys at Ricci Law Firm, PA are here to help you after you have suffered the loss of a loved one. We understand how overwhelming a collision can be and offer our helping hand to you in your time of need. Our attorneys will help you work toward compensation for a wide array of financial aspects. If you have lost a loved one in a pedestrian accident, 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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