Greensboro, NC (January 10, 2021) – A woman was killed after being involved in a deadly hit-and-run collision in Greensboro on Saturday, January 9.
Local reports revealed that the deadly pedestrian accident occurred at the 3513 block of Burlington Road at around 12:28 a.m. According to local sources, Donald Bruton was driving a 2016 Hyundai Santa Fe at the time of the accident. He was reportedly driving recklessly when he struck a pedestrian.
The pedestrian was later identified as Angela Haith. Haith sustained fatal injuries in the crash. Bruton reportedly fled the scene of the accident without rendering aid.
An ongoing investigation into the deadly pedestrian crash is underway.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of Angela Haith at this time.
Deadly Pedestrian Accidents in Charlotte
Pedestrians are at greater risk of suffering from life-threatening injuries in the event of a crash. Statistics show that pedestrians are nearly 1.5 times more likely to be killed in a crash compared to those driving in passenger cars. There were 5,977 pedestrians killed in crashes across the United States in 2017 alone. That year, a pedestrian was killed every 88 minutes on average.
When we lose a loved one, it can cause a total upheaval of our lives. When the death was caused by a sudden Charlotte pedestrian accident, it puts pressure on family members to make decisions to protect their legal rights. When the accident was caused by another person’s negligence, the feelings of injustice and sadness can be overwhelming. At Maurer Law, we understand that no amount of money will ever bring back a family member.
If you lost a loved one in a negligent accident, you would benefit from an experienced Charlotte wrongful death attorney on your side. The party responsible for the wrongful death of your family member deserves to be held accountable for their actions. Maurer Law has years of practice helping families pursue Charlotte wrongful death claims, and we can help make sure that you and your family recover the compensation you deserve. Contact our offices today at 888-258-1087 to discuss your case.
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