Gaston County, NC (November 22, 2018) – Today on Thanksgiving, a pedestrian accident led to one fatality at an intersection. The accident took place early this morning, according to police, in the area of Linwood Road and Phenix Street.
Many emergency responders arrived at the scene of the accident to find that the pedestrian lost their life at the scene. Police spoke with the driver who struck the pedestrian and stayed at the scene, though it is not clear if they will be facing any charges or not.
Police do not yet know the name of the victim but they continue to investigate the accident and how it might have happened.
First and foremost, we would like to extend our sincerest condolences to the friends and family of the loved one who lost their life in this serious pedestrian accident. We understand how difficult these accidents can be on you and your loved ones.
Pedestrian Accident in North Carolina
Pedestrian accidents are no stranger to North Carolina roads and happen every day, some of which can lead to serious results. Each year in North Carolina, 2,000 pedestrians are involved in accidents that are reported to police involving a motor vehicle. Between 150-200 will lose their lives.
Pedestrians are especially vulnerable in accidents that take place on our roads due to the nature of these accidents and the risks to these parties. If you have lost a loved one in a negligent accident, you and your loved ones might be entitled to compensation to help you cover a variety of losses. You need the experienced guidance of an accident attorney to stand by your side when you need them the most. Call a team you can rely on at the Nye Law Group. Contact us today for more information 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.