Raleigh, NC (November 10, 2023) – A motor vehicle accident reported early Friday morning claimed the life of a pedestrian in the Raleigh area. The Raleigh Police Department was notified of the crash at around 4:30 a.m. on November 10.
RPD reports show that a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle on New Bern Avenue. Authorities closed down the roadway between Poole Road and Riley Boulevard.
The driver of the vehicle involved in the accident fled the scene. The pedestrian, who has not been identified to the public, suffered fatal injuries. The victim, identified as a male pedestrian, was fatally injured and pronounced deceased on site.
At this time, the incident is being investigated.
We offer our sympathies to the family of the victim who lost their life in this crash.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in North Carolina
Fatal pedestrian accidents take place far too often. Unfortunately, these crashes take the lives of thousands of people across the United States annually. Here in North Carolina, we see many innocent people die as a result of these collisions. The unexpected and sudden loss of a loved one due to a fatal accident can be incredibly difficult to deal with.
Regrettably, not only do these accidents bring with them overwhelming mental and emotional impacts, but they also result in significant financial consequences. Families often face significant financial burdens related to medical expenses, lost earning capacity, and funeral costs. After losing a loved one, it is crucial that you seek legal representation right away. Your family may have options available to help you seek compensation to help alleviate the impact that these and other financial burdens can bring.
In order to prevail, you must be able to prove negligence. This involves proving that the defendant was engaging in some form of reckless and negligent actions while behind the wheel. This could be speeding, driving while impaired, or engaging in another reckless act. After demonstrating that the defendant was negligent, you must be able to prove that this was the cause of the accident that left you with damages. It is important to know that contributory negligence laws in our state can ban you from being able to recover any compensation if your loved one contributed to the accident in any way. This makes it vital that you seek legal representation from a North Carolina wrongful death lawyer immediately.
At Ted Greve & Associates, our experienced wrongful death lawyers are committed to fighting for justice and holding accountable parties responsible for their actions. We will work tirelessly to ensure you receive the maximum compensation while providing compassionate support throughout the legal process. If you have suffered this type of tragic loss, do not hesitate to reach out to us for a free evaluation of your case. Our team is dedicated to helping families seek closure and justice during this difficult time reach out to our dedicated personal injury legal team at Ted Greve & Associates today by calling (800) 693-7833 to schedule a free consultation. Our lawyers are available to meet with you at your earliest convenience to get started.