Salisbury, NC (November 15, 2018) – In Salisbury, a pedestrian accident took place that took the life of a woman who was local in the area while she was checking her mail. The woman was identified as 34-year-old Sonya Dalton, a mother.
The accident happened on Tuesday evening, November 13, on Airport Road. The driver was identified as 29-year-old Tasheka Barnes, who was impaired at the time that she lost control of her vehicle, crossed the road and struck Dalton.
Troopers noticed that the driver was impaired right away and immediately gave her sobriety tests, which she failed. Barnes was charged with DWI, but it is believed that more charges are coming.
Police continue to investigate this serious accident.
Losing a loved one is the most difficult thing that you will ever endure, especially when you have lost somebody close to you due to the negligence of another party. We wish to extend our sincere condolences and offer our support to you during this difficult time in your life.
Pedestrian Accident in North Carolina
North Carolina sees many pedestrian accidents every year, many of which will end in serious injuries and fatalities to those involved. North Carolina is actually ranked the 7th highest in the U.S. when it comes to pedestrian fatalities. Between January-June 2017 across the entire state, an estimated 83 people lost their lives in these serious accidents, which are some of the highest rates in the entire country.
We understand how devastating it can be to tragically lose somebody close to you in an unexpected accident. At the Nye Law Group, we are completely dedicated and take great responsibility in these events to help you obtain the results that you and your loved ones deserve when you are going through this detrimental time in your life. You will never doubt if you have dedicated help on your side. Please contact us today for more information on how we can assist you during your time of need at 912-200-5230.
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