Zebulon, NC (October 7, 2022) – A bicyclist suffered injuries following a crash in Zebulon on Thursday, October 6th. The accident took place just before 8:00 p.m. on Pearces Road.
According to a report from authorities, the rider was traveling on Pearces Road when they were hit by a white pickup truck that was on the same road. The bicyclist suffered serious injuries as a result of the crash. The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment. Their identity has not been released at this time. There is no information on the events that led up to the accident. The truck appeared to suffer front-end damage as a result. Neither the victim nor the driver were identified.
It is unclear whether any charges will be filed. Police continue to investigate the accident.
No further information is available.
We would like to offer our thoughts and well wishes to the injured bicyclist following this incident in Zebulon. We hope for a full recovery.
Bicycle Accidents in North Carolina
In 2018, there were a total of 615 bicycle crashes reported in North Carolina. A total of 17 people lost their lives in these crashes and hundreds more sustained injuries. Many riders who are hurt in North Carolina bicycle crashes will suffer injuries that serious in nature and even fatal. Those who survive the crash can face a long road to recovery. It is not uncommon for the victims of bicycle accidents to encounter extended hospitalizations, costly medical bills, tremendous pain and suffering, and lost wages due to time that they are unable to work while recovering from their injuries. To make matters worse, many bicyclists are not at fault for the crash. Instead, it is often the negligence of other motorists that is to blame for the accident.
If you have been hurt in a Zebulon bicycle crash and you believe the crash was not your fault, you should seek the help of a bicycle accident attorney in Zebulon as soon as possible. If you delay seeking legal help, you could jeopardize your case and your chances of making a full recovery. It is important to have skilled legal representation on your side at the earliest possible time to avoid falling into the traps that many people make when they attempt to represent themselves. The other driver’s insurance company does not represent you and insurance adjusters like to settle claims as quickly as possible to avoid paying out large settlements to injured victims.
At Burton Law Firm, North Carolina bicycle accident lawyer Jason M. Burton is here to help when you have been victimized in a crash on our roadways. Since 2012, Mr. Burton has assisted hundreds of innocent crash victims and their families all throughout our state. During this time, we have recovered more than 40 million dollars in compensation and, more importantly, helped numerous individuals move forward following a sudden tragic event in their lives.
To schedule you time to speak with an experienced Zebluon bicycle accident lawyer, please give us a call at (833) 623-0042
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