Cleveland County, NC (October 31, 2018) – In Cleveland County, a 3-year-old child was killed in a fatal pedestrian crash. The accident happened this morning, October 31.
The accident happened around 6 a.m. on South Post Road when the boy wandered away from his home. He was then struck by two vehicles on the roadway.
Both vehicles stayed at the scene and pulled over to speak with police. No charges were filed against the drivers. Police say that the child was wearing a dark shirt at the time of the accident and that he had been watched by his grandmother that day.
At this time, police are investigating how the child got out and whether or not the family will face charges.
Cleveland County Pedestrian Accident
If you have lost a loved one to a fatal pedestrian accident, it can prove to be one of the most difficult times in your life. However, this is made even more devastating and traumatic when the loved one you lost is a child. Losing a child closest to you can be one of the worst things that ever happens to you, making it difficult to move forward on an emotional level. You need to know that you have rights and protections in your case.
If you have lost a loved one in an accident, you don’t want to delay when it works toward receiving results in your case. You might be able to move forward with what is known as a wrongful death claim, which can help you receive compensation for a variety of different aspects like medical bills, lost wages, funeral costs, and more. The losses incurred after losing a child can pile up against you and make it difficult to focus on grieving.
At the Nye Law Group, we are here for you in your time of need after losing a loved one. Call us for more information at (912) 200-5230 to find out what we can do for you.
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