Davidson, NC (June 17, 2021) – A 64-year-old woman is dead following a pedestrian crash in Davidson on Thursday. The accident happened around 1:00 p.m. on Main Street at the intersection with Chairman Blake Lane in the downtown area.
The Davidson Police Department, along with the North Carolina State Highway Patrol, responded to the crash scene. According to a report, the woman was walking in or near the roadway when she was hit by a passing vehicle. She suffered critical injuries and was later pronounced dead. The victim’s identity has not been released at this time. There is no word on the events that led up to the accident and no additional injuries were reported in the collision. The road remained closed while officials investigated at the scene. Motorists were advised to avoid the area or to find alternate routes of travel if possible. It is not clear if any charges are expected to be filed.
No additional information has been released at this time.
We would like to offer our most sincere condolences to the victim’s family following this tragic fatal pedestrian crash in Davidson.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in North Carolina
Pedestrians are some of the most vulnerable victims on North Carolina’s roadways. This is mainly because pedestrians have little protection in the event of a crash. According to statistics, there were more than 200 people killed last year in North Carolina pedestrian accidents. In addition, many other pedestrians were injured. Being involved in a pedestrian crash in North Carolina can turn your life upside down in a matter of seconds. If you or a loved one have been hurt in a pedestrian crash that was not your fault, you should seek the assistance of a skilled and experienced pedestrian accident attorney.
Following a pedestrian crash, you are likely to feel overwhelmed and scared. If you have lost a loved one, you are no doubt experiencing a tremendous amount of grief and pain. Pedestrian crashes can affect all aspects of your life as you attempt to move forward following the accident. Crash victims and their families should seek immediate legal assistance to ensure that their rights are fully protected.
At Burton Law Firm, our pedestrian accident attorneys in North Carolina will help you move forward following a crash. We strongly believe in the pursuit of justice for all innocent accident victims and we will fight to hold negligent drivers accountable for their actions. Since 2012, we have helped our clients through a variety of difficult situations and have handled all types of accident claims. During that time, we have successfully recovered nearly 40 million dollars on behalf of our clients and we would be honored to assist you as well.
Our attorneys are standing by to help at any time. We handle most accident cases on a contingency fee basis and we can help you turn a difficult experience into a turning point in your life. To schedule your appointment for a free consultation, please contact us using the link on our website or give us a call at (833) 623-0042.
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