Asheville, NC (December 30, 2018) – Police reported that two pedestrians were injured today in a serious pedestrian crash when a man drove his vehicle into a clothing store.
The driver was identified as 55-year-old Eric Easton, who was having a coughing fit, according to police, when he drove through a red light and struck two pedestrians at an intersection. He then crashed into a store on Saturday night.
One of the pedestrians was treated at the scene for injuries, while the other was taken to the hospital with a variety of injuries.
The driver received a citation for the accident. Police continue to investigate at this time.
First and foremost, we would like to extend our sincere sympathies to the pedestrians involved in this accident with the hopes that they will receive a full recovery during this difficult time in their lives.
Pedestrian Accident in North Carolina
Every year, pedestrian accidents take place across North Carolina that lead to serious injuries and worse results. The truth is, pedestrians are some of the most vulnerable parties on our roads when it comes to accidents. We would like to extend a helping hand to those who have received injuries in one of these accidents.
At the Nye Law Group, our experienced car accident attorneys have handled many types of personal injury cases, including those involving pedestrians. We understand how difficult it can be to face the aftermath of a serious and life-changing accident. Our compassionate attorneys will help you receive case results that you deserve when you need them most. Contact us for more information at 912-200-5230.
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