Charlotte, NC – Man Killed in Pedestrian Crash on Mount Holly Road

Charlotte, NC (August 22, 2020) – A man was struck and killed by a vehicle in Charlotte on Friday, August 21st. The crash was reported at approximately 9:15 p.m. on Mount Holly Road near Sonoma Valley.
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department responded to the scene shortly after the accident took place. According to reports, the victim was walking in the 9700 block of the roadway when he was hit by a car. The unidentified male pedestrian suffered critical injuries as a result of the accident was later pronounced dead at the crash scene. There is no word on whether the driver remained at the scene. No information has been released on the events leading up to the accident. The crash caused Mount Holly Road to be shut down for several hours near the exit for I-485.
Police continue to investigate the incident at this time. There is additional information available.
We wish to extend our most sincere condolences and well-wishes to the victim’s family following this tragic pedestrian accident in Charlotte.

Pedestrian Accidents in North Carolina  Charlotte, NC - Man Killed in Pedestrian Crash on Mount Holly Road

Each year in North Carolina, there are thousands of pedestrian crashes reported throughout our state. The number of pedestrian deaths has continued to rise each year over the past several years. In 2018, 225 people lost their lives in pedestrian accidents in North Carolina. This represented a 12.5% increase from the previous year where 200 people were killed in these crashes. A total of 9.2% of all pedestrian accidents resulted in the death of the pedestrian.

A North Carolina pedestrian accident has the potential to be an extremely deadly and very serious event. When you or a loved one have been affected by one of these crashes, all of your energy should be focused on your recovery. You undoubtedly have a long road ahead in order to get back to the life that you enjoyed before the crash. This can mean extensive medical costs and lengthy treatment, including surgery and physical therapy.  Sadly, if you have lost your family member in the crash, you may be faced with an uncertain future as you are grieving. During this time, the last thing you should have to worry about is your legal case.

At Burton Law Firm, we understand the difficulties that you are facing. Since 2012, we have assisted clients throughout North Carolina in all types of motor vehicle accidents. North Carolina pedestrian accident attorney Jason M. Burton is prepared to fight for you when your rights have been violated due to the carelessness of another driver. We will help to ensure that you receive the compensation you need to help you move forward along your path to recovery. While we cannot change the fact that the crash occurred, we can ensure that your future is secure as possible and that you are not left financially responsible for an event that was not your fault.

Our team is here for you at any time. We offer free consultations and case evaluations to all potential clients. To schedule your appointment, please give us a call any time at (833) 623-0042.

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Disclaimer: Our team of personal injury lawyers at Burton Law Firm has taken pride in being active members of our local business community for more than 8 years. We are always striving to improve the quality of life for our community members and improve the overall safety and well being of all North Carolinians. We hope that by providing this information about the dangers of driving that we will bring added awareness and drivers will use increased caution when operating a motor vehicle. Our thoughts are with everyone who may have been affected by this incident. This post is not a solicitation for business. None of the information in this post should be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. The photos in this post are not a depiction of the actual accident scene.

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