Charlotte, NC (January 6, 2021) – Around 3:51 p.m. on the afternoon of Wednesday, January 6, a pedestrian accident occurred at an intersection in Charlotte.
Charlotte officials confirmed that the accident happened at the intersection of Harris Boulevard and JW Clay Boulevard. Police stated that an unidentified pedestrian was walking across the intersection when they were struck by a passenger vehicle.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene of the crash. The pedestrian was the only person injured and was hospitalized. Their condition is not yet known.
The roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time.
No further details have been released but the investigation into the accident continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in North Carolina
Pedestrian accidents are known for being some of the most horrific and catastrophic accidents on our roads. Many pedestrians are seriously injured and even killed as a result of these horrific accidents every year. In 2018 alone, it was reported that approximately 102 people were killed in North Carolina pedestrian accidents and many others were injured. It is important that, if you have been hurt in a pedestrian accident, you have the help of an attorney by your side.
Being injured in a Charlotte pedestrian accident might be one of the most challenging things that you have ever faced. In the blink of an eye, your life could be turned upside-down due to a pedestrian accident that is not your fault. Pedestrians are known for being vulnerable and sustaining some of the most life-altering injuries such as spinal cord injuries, TBIs, fractures, organ damage, and more. If you have suffered from injuries and wonder where you can turn, you should be prepared to speak with a personal injury attorney in Charlotte as soon as possible.
For years, our attorneys at Maurer Law have diligently assisted those injured in serious pedestrian accidents over the years. We understand how overwhelmed you are likely feeling after an accident and offer our assistance and resources to you. We will help you work toward compensation for a wide array of losses such as medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering, and more. Please contact an accident attorney in North Carolina at (844) 817-8058 to find out how we can help you.
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