Lexington, NC (April 14, 2021) – Around 2:24 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon, April 13, a serious pedestrian crash occurred on a highway in Lexington.
According to the North Carolina Highway Patrol, the accident happened in the southbound lanes of I-85 around the area of mile marker 96. A pedestrian was walking in the area when he was suddenly struck by a tractor-trailer headed through the area.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene. The pedestrian, who has not yet been identified, was airlifted to Lexington Hospital for treatment of serious injuries.
Only one lane of traffic was blocked for a period of time following the collision.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in North Carolina
Pedestrians have no protection from harm, which means that they are prone to some of the most extensive injuries and even losing their lives in accidents. In 2011 alone, it was reported that approximately 47 people were killed in pedestrian accidents due to the negligence of others in North Carolina. Many others suffered from serious injuries. It is never easy to face the aftermath of a pedestrian accident, especially when you are unsure about where you can turn. It is crucial that you have the help of an attorney who you can trust.
No amount of money can change the fact that you have been seriously injured in a pedestrian accident. However, financial compensation can help you as you move forward with your claim after a Charlotte pedestrian accident. Many victims who are focused on their recoveries wonder how they will afford to pay the bills that pile up against them. From the moment that you are injured, you should have legal help by your side so that you can move forward with your Charlotte personal injury claim.
Our knowledgeable attorneys at Maurer Law have diligently assisted those injured in serious pedestrian accidents over the years. We understand how difficult it can be to face the aftermath of a collision that is not your fault. Our attorneys can assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for aspects like medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more. We are here for you every step of the way when it comes to your claim. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Charlotte at (844) 817-8058 to find out what options are available for you.
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