Randolph County, NC (September 17, 2020) – An individual on a moped suffered injuries in a hit-and-run accident that took place on U.S. Highway 220 in Randolph County on Thursday, September 17th. The crash took place around 6:37 a.m. near Cedar Grove Road.
According to investigators, a man was traveling northbound on a moped when he was struck by another vehicle. The driver of the vehicle drove away after striking the moped. The moped rider was taken to a nearby hospital with serious injuries, however, he is expected to make a full recovery. The person on the moped has not been identified at this time. There is no word on the events leading up to the crash. Police are still searching for the suspect and an investigation into the accident remains ongoing.
Anyone with any information regarding the incident is asked to call the Highway Patrol. No further details are available and there is no description of the suspect or their vehicle.
We would like to extend our thoughts and well-wishes to the victim of this hit-and-run crash in Randolph County. We hope for a continued recovery.
North Carolina Injury Accidents
Hit-and-run accidents are on the rise, both in North Carolina as well as across the country. In a recent year, there were approximately 737,000 hit-and-run crashes reported in the US and more than 2,000 deaths attributed to these crashes. A hit-and-run accident can result in devastating injuries in a matter of seconds. Drivers who cause these collisions are frequently engaged in dangerous and reckless behaviors at the time of the accident. They then choose to flee the scene knowing that they are responsible for a serious crash.
If you or a loved one have been affected by an injury accident in North Carolina, you could be entitled to compensation for your injuries. Under our state’s law, you may be able to recover for your medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and potentially more. It is important to have a full understanding of your legal rights when you have been involved in a crash that was not your fault. Your future and your recovery may depend on receiving a settlement that can fully compensate you for your damages.
At Burton Law Firm, our North Carolina personal injury attorneys are here for you during your time of greatest need. We will stand up for your legal rights when you have been victimized by the careless and reckless actions of a third party. We strongly believe in obtaining justice for innocent accident victims and we will fight for the compensation that you need and deserve.
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