Charlotte, NC (April 12, 2021) – Around 3:40 a.m. on Sunday morning, April 11, a woman was killed in a pedestrian crash in Charlotte.
According to police, the accident happened at 100 South Tryon Street. When they arrived at the scene, they found that a woman named Fran Kelly was found lying in the road with a variety of serious injuries.
Paramedics and numerous other local responders were called to the scene. Kelly was rushed to the hospital where she was pronounced dead due to her injuries.
Police have since found through their investigation that Kelly was crossing the street when she was struck by a Ford Expedition. The driver of the Ford fled the scene and did not contact the police.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in North Carolina
Because pedestrians have no protection from harm against motor vehicles, they are prone to some of the most extensive harm in the event of an accident. In 2011, it was determined that approximately 47 people were killed as a result of pedestrian accidents in Mississippi and many others were injured. Losing somebody close to you can impact your life in many ways, causing families to wonder what options they have. It is important that family members seek the help of an attorney in their time of need.
It is true that no amount of money can bring back a loved one in a Charlotte pedestrian accident. However, financial compensation can help you move forward on many financial levels. As you grieve the loss of your loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that continue to pile up against you. If you have suffered immense losses due to a pedestrian accident, you should never have to stand alone when it comes to your claim. It is crucial that you speak with a Charlotte wrongful death attorney as soon as possible.
Our compassionate attorneys at Maurer Law are here for you after an accident that is not your fault. We understand how overwhelming a collision can be on emotional and financial levels as you navigate the legal system after a fatal crash. If you have suffered from these losses, you have options. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Charlotte at (844) 817-8058 for more information.
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