Randolph County, NC (September 19, 2020) – Troopers with the North Carolina State Highway Patrol have identified the man who was hurt in a hit-and-run crash in Randolph County earlier this week. The crash originally took place around 6:30 a.m. on Thursday, September 17th.
Troopers responded to U.S. Highway 220 near Cedar Grove Road after receiving a call regarding the crash. According to police, 58-year-old Charles Gray was riding a moped on U.S. 220 when he was struck by another vehicle. The vehicle that collided with Gray’s moped then fled the scene after the accident. Rescue workers arrived at the scene and provide treatment to Gray. He was later taken to a local hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.
Authorities are still searching for the driver who caused the crash. A description of the suspect and the vehicle are not available at this time. Anyone who has any information is asked to contact the Highway Patrol at *47.
There is no additional information available at this time.
We wish to extend our thoughts and well-wishes to Charles Gray as he recovers from the injuries sustained in this hit-and-run crash in Randolph County.
Hit-and-Run Crashes in North Carolina
There are nearly 700,000 hit-and-run accidents reported in the United States every year and more than 2,000 fatalities reported each year as a result of these accidents. North Carolina experiences thousands of hit-and-run accidents and hundreds of associated deaths or injuries as a result. A hit-and-run crash can leave you suffering from serious injuries and can impact you and your family in a substantial way. While it is illegal to leave the scene of an injury accident, many drivers will do so in an attempt to avoid responsibility for their actions. Needless to say, this can be a very frustrating and difficult experience for innocent crash victims.
If you have been affected by a hit-and-run crash, you should seek to protect your legal rights as soon as possible. These cases are complicated and can require a thorough investigation of the circumstances surrounding the accident. Depending on the severity of your injuries, you will need to ensure that there is enough insurance coverage available to compensate you and help you receive what you deserve. A skilled personal injury attorney in North Carolina will help you cover your bases and move you forward along your path to recovery.
At Burton Law Firm, we fight for the legal rights of those who have been hurt by negligent drivers. We also represent family members who have tragically lost a loved one due to the bad decisions of other motorists. Attorney Jason M. Burton has a passion for seeking justice for all of his clients and assisting individuals through some of the most difficult times of their lives. We will have your back every step of the way.
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