Most people walk around the Cary area. Whether it’s to get some exercise or go to a destination, walking is the way in which many people get around each day. Usually pedestrians and cars are able to share the same area, but occasionally a tragic fatal accident occurs.
A pedestrian recently died in a hit-and-run accident that occurred in Durham. The man was crossing North Duke Street between Horton Road and Fairfield Street when a vehicle hit him. The police believe the vehicle was a dark colored sedan and most likely sustained heavy front-end damage. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. Police are asking the public to provide any information regarding the accident.
No one expects their loved one will die in a tragic and unexpected accident. But unfortunately, several Cary area families have to deal with these heartbreaking situations each year. If a family finds themselves in this situation they may want to speak with a legal professional who is skilled in personal injury. An attorney can visit the accident scene and interview witnesses, review the police report, and try and determine what happened to cause the accident. An attorney can help figure out who was at fault and hold them responsible for their negligence. Compensation may be available for medical and funeral expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering and other damages.
The loss of a loved one due to another person’s negligence is a situation many Cary residents know too well. It is important to hold negligent parties responsible for their mistake so they don’t harm anyone else.