Asheville, NC (November 7, 2018) – In Asheville, a 4-year-old child was seriously injured in a hit-and-run accident that took place on Tuesday, November 6. At the time of the accident, the child was in a parking lot off of the Smokey Park Highway.
The driver left the scene of the accident immediately after hitting the child with the vehicle. When EMS arrived at the scene, the child was taken into their care to be treated for injuries.
Police continue to investigate the circumstances of the accident. At this time, they are unaware of the condition of the child and they have not yet released the child’s name. They are still searching for the driver of the vehicle in question.
We wish to extend our sincerest condolences to the family of the child who has been injured in this serious accident. We were deeply saddened to hear about this accident and hope that the child is able to make a full recovery.
Hit-and-Run Accident in North Carolina
Research has shown us that North Carolina hit-and-run crashes are increasing. In fact, over the past five years alone, statistics have shown us that these accidents have gone up about 50%. This makes us pose the question: “Why are more drivers fleeing the scene after an accident?”
Nothing is more difficult than a child being injured in an accident due to the negligence of another party, which is why you need support during this difficult time as you and your family suffer from the emotions and financial chaos that can stem from these accidents. We understand just how life-altering this experience can be for your child and how difficult the recovery process might be from their standpoint. We have made it our personal responsibility to help you at the Nye Law Group for this reason.
If you and your family are going through a difficult time after the outright negligence of a hit-and-run driver who chose to flee the scene, you have rights and protections under the law. Let us help you every step of the way, and give us a call at 912-200-5230.
Note: A variety of outside sources including news bulletins and police reports were used to create these posts and report on the injuries involved. Due to this, the details of these accidents have not been independently confirmed by our team and writing staff. In the event that false information is included in the story, please contact us immediately with the post’s title and the incorrect information, and we will correct the content.
Disclaimer: We at Nye Law Group pride ourselves as members of our local community and strive to improve the overall safety and wellbeing of everyone in our state. Our deepest condolences go out to those injured in these accidents, and we hope that by promoting an awareness of these dangers, our community can take the steps necessary to avoid them. These posts are not a solicitation for business, and the information provided should not be mistaken as medical or legal advice.