Cary, NC (January 9, 2024) – A 6-year-old girl lost her life as a result of a fatal crash that took place in Cary. The accident was reported at approximately 11:15 a.m.
According to reports provided by the police department in the Town of Cary, 50-year-old Andrew Brady Everett was driving recklessly in the 500 block of Walnut Street when his blue Honda Fit struck a 6-year-old pedestrian. The girl was rushed to WakeMed Raleigh for emergency treatment. Authorities confirmed that she passed away after arriving. Everett was taken into police custody, where he faces charges of misdemeanor careless and reckless driving. At this time, the incident is being investigated by law enforcement.
We offer our condolences to the family of the young girl killed in this crash.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in North Carolina
Fatal collisions in North Carolina take the lives of more than 100 people monthly. Many of these accidents take place due to drivers who are reckless while behind the wheel. Careless and reckless driving poses a severe threat to pedestrians in North Carolina, often resulting in tragic and fatal accidents. When drivers fail to exercise caution, neglect traffic regulations, or engage in reckless behavior, pedestrians become vulnerable to the devastating consequences of their actions. Speeding through crosswalks, running red lights, and distracted driving, such as texting while behind the wheel, significantly increase the likelihood of fatal pedestrian accidents. The failure to yield the right of way and ignoring pedestrian signals contribute to a dangerous environment for those on foot. In the aftermath of such heart-wrenching incidents, families who have lost a loved one may find solace in seeking justice through a wrongful death claim.
If you have experienced the devastating loss of a family member due to a reckless driver, it is imperative to consult with a wrongful death lawyer who can navigate the legal complexities involved and provide the support needed during this challenging time. Taking legal action early on can provide you with the best chance of protecting your rights in holding the negligent person accountable for the death of your loved one. Your attorney will do everything possible to ensure you are able to get justice and receive fair compensation for your damages.
At Ted Greve & Associates, we are committed to providing our clients with not just legal representation but also the support and understanding they need during this difficult time. Our experienced wrongful death lawyers have a proven track record of success in achieving maximum compensation for our clients. If you have lost a loved one due to another party’s actions, please do not hesitate to reach out to us for a free consultation. We will stand by your side and fight tirelessly for justice on behalf of your loved one. Contact us today at (800) 693-7833 and let us help you navigate this challenging process while holding those responsible accountable for their actions.