Greenville, NC (March 26, 2021) – A 23-year-old woman from Greenville was involved in a hit-and-run crash with an impaired driver on Thursday, March 25th. The incident took place on 10th Street near the intersection with Eastgate Drive.
According to officers with the Greenville Police Department, Sarah Miner and her dog was crossing the street just before midnight when they were hit by a vehicle driven by 19-year-old Brandon Badik, of Greenville. Miner’s dog was killed in the accident and Miner suffered serious injuries. She was taken to a local hospital for treatment and there is no word on her condition. Badik left the scene following the crash.
Officers later located Badik and charged him with several offenses, including driving while impaired, driving after consuming under 21, and felony hit-and-run. Badik was identified as a current student at East Carolina University.
An investigation is ongoing at this time. No further information is available.
Our thoughts and condolences are with Sarah Miner and her family following this tragic accident in Greenville.
North Carolina Injury Accidents
A North Carolina car accident can be a dangerous and devastating event for accident victims. In 2019, more than 100,000 people suffered injuries in crashes that took place throughout our state. The injuries sustained in a car accident can range from minor to severe. In more serious cases, victims may be hospitalized for an extended period of time and will face a long road to recovery. High medical costs, missed time from work, and the inability to support yourself and your family can all occur following a car accident in North Carolina.
If you have been involved in a crash and are feeling anxious about your future, you are not alone. It is common to be concerned about the financial, physical, and emotional impacts of the accident as you move forward. Obtaining the compensation that you deserve is an important step on your path to recovery. Under no circumstances should you have to be financially responsible for the negligent and irresponsible actions of another motorist.
At Burton Law Firm, Raleigh personal injury attorney Jason M. Burton proudly serves the local community. For more than eight years, we have helped those in need throughout the Triangle area. We take pride in making sure that our clients are fully compensated for their injuries and that they can move forward following a devastating accident. Since 2012, we have successfully recovered more than 40 million dollars in total compensation for crash victims and their families and we would be proud to help you as well.
We are standing by to take your call at any time. Our firm offers a free consultation and case evaluation for all potential and prospective clients. We handle most injury cases on a contingency fee basis so there is no obligation to you until we obtain a recovery on your behalf. To schedule your appointment with a member of our team, please reach out to us at https://www.jmburtonlaw.com/contactu-us/ or give us a call any time at (833) 623-0042.
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