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Are Pedestrian Accidents in North Carolina Getting Worse?

December 6, 2017   |  
Pedestrian accidents are a major public safety issue in North Carolina. This type of crash occurs when a vehicle hits a pedestrian, typically one who is crossing the street or walking on the sidewalk. Pedestrians can also be hit in neighborhoods or while walking in parking lots. There have been...
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Drunk Driver Responsible for a Deadly Franklin County Pedestrian Wreck?

A Franklin County pedestrian wreck resulted in the death of a 7-year-old boy. According to WRAL-TV, the deadly crash happened a little before 9 pm on a Monday night on Darius Pearce Road. Prior to the incident, the boy wandered away from home. His family as well as neighbors searched...
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Why Do Drivers Flee After Pedestrian Accidents?

May 10, 2017   |  
Another in a rash of pedestrian accidents struck our area earlier this year when a three-vehicle accident in Garner resulted in a 53-year-old pedestrian losing his life. According to WRAL-TV, the incident happened around 6:30 am at the intersection of US Highway 401 and Pinewoods Drive. Reportedly, the pedestrian was...
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How to Avoid Pedestrian Accidents While Making Right Turns

May 3, 2017   |  
A recent Raleigh traffic crash serves as a tragic reminder of how crucial it is that drivers understand how to avoid pedestrian accidents. Per WTVD-TV, the incident happened on Tryon Road near the Hammond Road intersection. The pedestrian was hit by a vehicle as he was crossing Tryon Road. He...
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What Are the Most Common Causes of Pedestrian Accidents?

January 11, 2017   |  
In what is becoming all-too-common in our area, a 34-year-old woman died after she was hit by a pickup truck in Fayetteville. According to WRAL-TV, the crash happened as the woman was walking along a service road next to Gillespie Street. The 68-year-old driver of the truck, a 2002 Chevy...
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What Types of Driving Mistakes Lead to Pedestrian Accidents?

January 4, 2017   |  
Recently, a 12-year-old boy in Fayetteville suffered severe injuries when he was hit by a Honda CR-V while he was walking near Rosehill Road around 4 pm on a Friday. According to WRAL-TV, as with many pedestrian accidents, the person on foot took the most punishment in the wreck. While...
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