Caldwell County, NC (November 16, 2018) – Police say that a man was killed in a hit-and-run accident that took place yesterday morning, November 15, close to an intersection.
Police responded to the area of Clarks Chapel Road near the intersection with Crump Road. The accident happened sometime between 5 a.m. and 7 a.m. At the time, the man had been walking around the area of Clarks Chapel Road when he was suddenly struck by a vehicle and killed.
The man tragically lost his life at the scene of the accident. The driver who struck him was identified as 22-year-old Daniel Joseph. He was a man from Tennessee.
The Highway Patrol continues to investigate the accident at this time.
We would like to take a moment to extend our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Daniel Joseph at this time, as we understand how difficult it can be to lose somebody close to you in a serious accident. Luckily, there are options for a family to recover at this time.
Hit-and-Run Accident in North Carolina
Hit-and-run accidents are some of the most severe accidents that happen on our roadways because, not only can they cause serious injuries, but they also involve a driver who has acted in an especially negligent fashion when they made the decision to flee the scene following the accident. Hit-and-run fatalities occur about six times a day in the U.S. and many more injuries occur in these accidents.
At the Nye Law Group, we are avid about supporting those who have fallen victim to the negligence of another party. Our passionate and well-informed attorneys are willing to work with you through these difficult times when you have lost somebody close to you due to an unexpected and tragic accident. We understand that these cases can be difficult, which is why you need a legal advocate on your side. Contact us today at 912-200-5230.
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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.