Lincoln County, NC (December 22, 2018) – Officers responded to the scene of a pedestrian accident that left one person dead and another seriously injured yesterday along King Wilkinson Road.
Last evening, the two pedestrians were walking close to the area of Lee Lawing Road and trying to cross the street when a vehicle came up behind them and hit both of them.
One person was flown to the hospital with injuries and another was taken by ambulance. One of the people died after they were transported. The North Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating the accident and no other information was released.
Police continue to investigate the circumstances of the accident at this time.
We would like to take this time to extend our sincerest condolences to the loved ones of the victim who lost his life in this horrific accident. It is imperative that you realize you have many rights after losing a loved one in an accident.
Pedestrian Accident in North Carolina
Pedestrian accidents are on the rise in North Carolina. Many of these accidents take place due to negligent drivers who are not looking out for the well-being of others on our roadways. Pedestrians are some of the most vulnerable people who share our roads and have a particular risk for being killed, as they have no protections from harm.
Our empathetic and compassionate North Carolina car accident attorneys at the Nye Law Group have handled a wide variety of pedestrian-related cases and helped those in need receive compensation they deserve to move forward. With experience in a variety of wrongful death claims in North Carolina, we are extremely passionate about helping families through these difficult times and holding parties liable for their actions. We have helped many receive proven case results when they needed it the most. Do not hesitate to contact us for more information on your case 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.