A 55-year-old woman who was struggling for life out of grave injuries she suffered after a driver struck her in a busy Charlotte road died last week at a local medical center. After the death of the victim, law enforcement officials charged the driver with a new charge involuntary manslaughter.
A man was killed near Raleigh recently when he was struck by another vehicle after he stepped out of his pickup truck. According to police, the man and his son were driving on North Carolina Highway 540 when the trailer they were pulling came unhitched. The man got out of the truck to reattach the trailer when he was struck by another vehicle on the roadway.
Many people in the Cary area walk to their destination. Pedestrians are everywhere, whether they're going to church, to school, their jobs, a store, or just enjoying a leisurely stroll. Most of the time pedestrians are able to safely share the road with other drivers. But occasionally a serious fatal accident occurs where a pedestrian is killed.
No one expects they will be in a car accident in the Cary area. Unfortunately, many are affected by a car accident that is caused by another person's negligence. There are many ways for a driver to be negligent, including drinking and driving, texting and using a cell phone while driving and driving the wrong way on a road. The North Carolina Department of Transportation is testing out new technology to help prevent accidents.
There are many people in the Cary area who enjoy riding their bicycles. Whether for pleasure, exercise or to just get around, bike riding is a popular activity. Most of the time bicyclists are able to safely share the road with cars and trucks, but occasionally an accident occurs. A fatal accident recently occurred in Fayetteville that affected a cyclist.
Accidents happen every day in the Cary area. Most car accidents are minor and do not involve serious injuries. But, occasionally a serious accident occurs that leads to a loved one's death. These situations cannot be anticipated and therefore bring heartache and pain to the deceased's family. If the accident was caused by another person's negligence, the deceased's family may have the legal right to file a wrongful death lawsuit.
Most Cary area residents are careful drivers. Everyone knows how important it is to remain focused on the road and not under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Unfortunately, serious and fatal car accidents happen when drivers make mistakes. Serious car accidents can cause heartbreak in families, along with unexpected financial distress.
No one ever expects a loved one to be the victim of a hit-and-run accident. Although these accidents are rare, they can be hard to solve because the negligent party leaves the scene and there are oftentimes no witnesses. Durham authorities are trying to solve some open hit-and-run fatal car accident cases by offering a reward for any tips leading to an arrest.
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.
Few things are more traumatic than the sudden death of a loved one. If a person's loved one died due to natural causes, such as old age, the person's grief may be great, but the loss may at least be understandable. However, when a person in North Carolina loses a loved one due to another party's actions, such as in a fatal car accident, the person may have a hard time coming to grips with what was a senseless loss.