Greensboro, NC (December 7, 2018) – A Greensboro man was charged with felony hit-and-run after he allegedly struck four teen girls with his vehicle while they were out walking. The incident took place in the 4200 block of Yanceyville Road.
56-year-old George Yarka Gardea struck the teens around 5:30 p.m. before he immediately left the area. He later returned and was immediately arrested near the intersection in the area.
All of the girls were under 18 years of age and suffered various injuries. However, each one is expected to recover from these injuries.
Police continue to investigate the circumstances of the accident at this time.
If you have been injured in an accident due to the negligence of another party, you have many rights under North Carolina law. We would like to take a moment to extend our sincere sympathies to you at this time.
Pedestrian Accident in North Carolina
North Carolina is known for the many injuries and fatalities that take place on their roads involving motor vehicles every year. North Carolina actually ranked 7th highest in the U.S. when it came to pedestrian accident fatalities and, unfortunately, many more injuries take place every year due to these negligent actions. If you have been injured in an accident due to a reckless party who was not looking out for your well-being, you have many rights under North Carolina personal injury laws. A car accident attorney who specializes in a wide variety of other personal injury cases, such as pedestrian cases, can help in your time of need.
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