Lexington, NC – Motorcyclist Hurt in Hit-and-Run

Lexington, NC (May 25, 2020) – A serious hit-and-run crash was reported in Lexington on Saturday, May 23rd. The crash happened at 1703 Cotton Grove Road around 9:00 p.m.

According to the Lexington Police Department, 56-year-old Lisa Swicegood Fisher was operating a vehicle when she struck a motorcyclist. Fisher fled the scene after the crash and before the police could arrive. Paramedics responded to the scene and transported the unidentified motorcyclist to Wake Forest Baptist Health with serious injuries. There is no information on exactly how the crash took place at this time.

Officers later located Fisher and took her into custody. She is charged with felony hit-and-run, open container, driving while impaired, possession of marijuana, and possession of marijuana paraphernalia.

We are saddened to hear of this Lexington hit-and-run crash and hope that the motorcyclist makes a complete recovery.

Hit-and-Run Crash in Lexington

From a legal perspective, a hit-and-run crash is complicated. Questions of insurance liability and sometimes the identity of the hit-and-run driver can arise. A skilled North Carolina car accident lawyer can ensure that you do not walk away empty-handed.
At Burton Law Firm, North Carolina personal injury attorney Jason M. Burton will stand up for you when you have been injured by negligence on our roadways. We will search for all available coverage to ensure that you receive the necessary compensation to support your medical treatment and recovery. Since 2012, we have assisted hundreds of North Carolinians who have been hurt due to the reckless actions of others.
For your free consultation, please reach out to us at any time at (833) 623-0042.

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