New Hanover County, NC (December 26, 2018) – Police say that a man was struck and killed in a pedestrian accident that took place early Christmas Eve after he was struck by a pickup truck.
The North Carolina Highway Patrol identified the pedestrian as 38-year-old Gary Mincolla, who had been standing on the side of Carolina Beach Road at the time, near the intersection of Cathay Road. He was struck around 4:30 a.m.
The truck that struck him had been heading north at the time. Mincolla tragically died at the scene of the accident.
No charges have been filed at this time, according to police. They continue to investigate the accident.
We would like to, first and foremost, extend our sincerest condolences to the victim of this accident. These accidents are some of the most devastating in nature, causing serious injuries and fatal results to those involved.
Pedestrian Accident in North Carolina
Every two hours, somebody will be killed in a pedestrian accident. Every 8 minutes, another is seriously injured in some way. Thousands of pedestrians will lose their lives in pedestrian accidents, some of which take place in North Carolina every year. The amount of pedestrian accidents in our state continues to increase every year. Our accident attorneys are here for you if your family has suffered enormous losses due to one of these accidents.
At the Nye Law Group, we have made it our responsibility to assist those who have been negatively impacted by the reckless actions of another party. It is important to remember that you have many rights in these serious accidents, especially when a North Carolina car accident has caused the death of a pedestrian. Our experienced and dedicated wrongful death attorneys have handled a wide variety of cases for past personal injury clients and we want you to know that you are never alone at this time. You have many noteworthy rights, so give us a call today. We are waiting to hear from you at 912-200-5230.
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