Winston-Salem, NC (November 10, 2018) – The Winston Salem Police Department investigated a serious pedestrian crash on Friday night, November 9, that caused a pedestrian to be struck by a vehicle and killed.
The accident took place in the same area as the Hanes Mall. Though the pedestrian hasn’t been identified publicly, they were identified as a 60-year-old man. At the time, he had been crossing the street when he was struck.
Emergency responders immediately took the man to the hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. There were passengers inside the vehicle involved but nobody received injuries.
The crash is under investigation and police have not yet pressed any charges against the other party.
We would like to extend our condolences and wish our best thoughts to those who are affected by this serious pedestrian accident and have lost somebody close to them. When somebody is taken from you too soon, you might be feeling a wide range of emotions, but you are never alone.
Pedestrian Accident in North Carolina
In North Carolina, research has shown that there have been about 83 pedestrian-related deaths between January-June 2017. This is the 7th highest state in the country to experience these types of accidents, with strides being taken all the time to reduce these numbers.
At the Nye Law Group, we would like to reach out and assist those who have fallen victim or lost a loved one in a serious pedestrian accident that could have been prevented. Far too many pedestrian-related deaths occur every year due to drivers who are not upholding their duty of care to these vulnerable parties on our roads. If you or your family have been affected by the actions of a negligent driver, we want you to know that we are here for you when you need us the most. Call us today for more information 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.