Fayetteville, NC (September 10, 2020) – A pedestrian suffered injuries after being involved in a crash with a Fayetteville police officer on Thursday. The crash took place around 7:30 p.m. along Raeford Road near the intersection with Bunce Road.
According to initial reports, a female pedestrian was walking near the intersection. At the same time, a police officer was traveling westbound on Raeford. As the officer approached, his patrol vehicle struck the woman. The female pedestrian was taken to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center following the crash. Her injuries are not believed to be life-threatening. The officer was not hurt. The woman’s identity has not been revealed at this time and there is no other information regarding the cause of the accident.
Two lanes of Bunce Road were closed while Fayetteville police investigated at the scene. Motorists were advised to avoid the area and to find alternate routes of travel if possible. No additional details are available at this time.
We would like to extend our thoughts and best wishes to the woman who was hurt in this pedestrian crash in Fayetteville. We hope for a complete and speedy recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in North Carolina
Pedestrians are among the most vulnerable individuals on our roadway. A North Carolina pedestrian accident can, and often does, result in serious injuries and even death for the victim. Each year, hundreds of pedestrians are injured and more than 200 are killed in pedestrian crashes across our state. Those who survive the accident are often left with serious, life-altering injuries that can require long-term medical care, involve significant pain and suffering, and can result in a decrease in your quality of life.
If you have been hurt in a pedestrian crash in North Carolina, and the crash was not your fault, you should seek the services of a skilled and trusted North Carolina pedestrian accident attorney right away. At Burton Law Firm, attorney Jason M. Burton has experience handling some of the most difficult accident claims in our state. Mr. Burton works hard for his clients and fights to achieve justice every day. We know that there are no shortcuts and we will stand by your side every step of the way.
After the crash, you should never speak with the insurance adjuster before speaking with an attorney. Your lawyer will advise you on how to handle conversations with the adjuster and can participate in the discussions on your behalf. During this time, your sole focus should be on your healing and recovery and you should not have to be concerned with pursuing your legal claim. Let us take care of the details for you while you take care of yourself and your family during this difficult time.
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