Pilot Mountain, NC (March 22, 2021) – At 6:12 a.m. on Monday morning, March 22, a victim was killed in a fatal pedestrian accident in Pilot Mountain.
According to the North Carolina State Highway Patrol, the accident happened on US-52 around the area of Cook School Road. A person was crossing the roadway when they were suddenly struck by a tractor-trailer driving through the area in the southbound lanes.
Paramedics and numerous other local responders were present at the scene. The pedestrian, who has not yet been formally identified, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Due to the severity of the crash, a portion of the highway was closed for several hours.
No further details have been released but the investigation continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in North Carolina
Pedestrians are known for being some of the most vulnerable parties on our roads due to the fact that they have no protection from harm. Hundreds of pedestrians are killed and thousands more are injured in pedestrian accidents in North Carolina each year. In 2018 alone, it was determined that approximately 102 pedestrians were killed in these accidents due to the recklessness of others. Nobody is ever prepared to lose somebody they love in a collision. If you have suffered from these losses, it is important that you seek the help of an accident attorney who has your best interests in mind.
Families may wonder where they can turn after they have lost somebody they love in a pedestrian accident in Charlotte. Losing somebody close to you can impact your life on both emotional and financial levels. As you grieve the loss of your loved one, you may wonder how you will be able to afford to keep up with the bills that pile up against you. You should never have to deal with the stressful aftermath of an accident on your own. Speaking with an attorney is one of the best decisions that you can make, which is why it is important that you seek the immediate help of a North Carolina wrongful death attorney.
At Maurer Law, our accident attorneys have dedicated our lives to assisting those who have lost loved ones in horrific accidents. We understand how challenging it can be to face the loss of a loved one, which is why we offer our assistance to you when you need it the most. Our attorneys will help you achieve compensation for aspects like medical bills, funeral costs, pain and suffering, and so much more. Please contact a Charlotte accident attorney that you can rely on at (844) 817-8058.
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