Sanford, NC (November 9, 2018) – A 22-year-old Colorado woman lost her life in a serious pedestrian accident in North Carolina after being struck on the roadway. The accident took place on November 2 in Sanford.
Police say that the woman has since been identified as a woman from Colorado who was a resident of a church-based shelter in Carolina Trace and was headed back home at that time. Her name has not yet been released. At the time of the accident on Monday night, she was walking toward Commerce Drive.
Police say that, as she was walking, she was struck by two different vehicles, who stopped at the scene. The woman died before she could be taken to the hospital.
Police continue to investigate the circumstances of the accident at this time.
We would like to take a moment to extend our warmest condolences and prayers to the family and friends of the unidentified pedestrian in this serious accident. Many people lose their lives to these horrific accidents every year, and we want the family to know that they are never alone.
Pedestrian Accident in North Carolina
According to North Carolina statistics, 11.2% of all fatal accidents that happen on our roadways are fatal pedestrian accidents. About 160 pedestrians will lose their lives in these horrific and devastating accidents every year in just our state alone. Many of these accidents happen due to negligent drivers and high speeds when the pedestrian is struck.
Following an accident, a grieving family is going through a hard time on an emotional level and shouldn’t have to fight for their family’s rights alone. This is why it is important to note that you have many rights and protections following a North Carolina pedestrian accident that led to the loss of life in your loved one. At the Nye Law Group, we are here for you every step of the way. Contact us for more information on how you can enlist in the help of one of our experienced attorneys 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.