Charlotte, NC (September 8, 2020) – A man was killed in a hit-and-run crash that took place in Charlotte on Sunday, September 6th. The crash was reported around 4:30 p.m. at 715 Arrowood Road.
According to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, 42-year-old Robert Fluellyn Jodan was driving a 2008 Mercury Sable on Arrowood. At the same time, 33-year-old Wilson Omar Romero-Miranda was driving a 2001 Nissan XTerra in the opposite direction on Arrowood. Jordan was traveling eastbound when Romero Miranda’s westbound vehicle crossed the centerline and collided head-on with the Mercury.
Rescue workers rushed to the scene and provided medical aid to Jordan. He was later taken to Atrium Health Main where he succumbed to his injuries. Romero-Miranda fled the scene but was later located by officers. He was taken by a family member to Atrium with non-life-threatening injuries.
Following an investigation, police determined that Romero-Miranda was impaired. He was later charged with DWI, felony hit-and-run, and felony death by vehicle.
No additional details are available at this time.
We wish to offer our most sincere condolences to the family of Robert Fluelleyn Jordan following this tragic hit-and-run crash in Charlotte.
Fatal Car Accidents in North Carolina
A car accident in North Carolina can lead to devastating injuries and a tragic outcome. Last year in our state, there were nearly 80,000 injuries reported as a result of traffic accidents that took place. These crashes took place on major roadways, on city streets, and in neighborhoods. We are always at risk when we are on or near the roadway. Although it is normal to have a false sense of security in our vehicles, it is important to remember that a crash can happen to anyone at any time.
If you have lost a loved one under these tragic circumstances, it is important to have a full understanding of your legal rights and options during this difficult time. While things can certainly seem overwhelming and devastating, you should know that you could have the right to receive compensation on behalf of your loved one. This compensation can help bridge the financial gap between the crash and the time when you can look begin looking towards your future. Although no amount of money can ever replace your family member, it is important to obtain justice and the compensation you deserve.
At Burton Law Firm, we strongly believe that all negligent drivers should be held fully accountable for their actions. North Carolina wrongful death lawyer Jason M. Burton treats each client’s case as if it were his own. Mr. Burton is comfortable advocating in the courtroom as well as behind the scenes. Our effective approach to handling serious injury cases has resulted in a recovery of more than 40 million dollars in total compensation for our clients since 2012 and we would be honored to assist you as well.
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