Articles Posted in Pedestrian Accidents

Kenly, NC (September 27, 2020) – Police are investigating following a fatal hit-and-run accident in Kenly on Friday, September 25th. The incident was reported around 8:16 p.m along North Carolina Highway 222.

The North Carolina State Highway Patrol responded to the scene of the crash shortly after it took place. According to troopers, a pedestrian was walking near the highway when they were struck by an unidentified vehicle. The vehicle fled the scene just after hitting the pedestrian, leaving behind a broken license plate. The vehicle was also captured on surveillance video as it fled the crash scene.

Rescue workers arrived on the scene and later pronounced the pedestrian dead as a result of his injuries. The identity of the pedestrian has not been released at this time. There is no further information available regarding the suspect.

Thomasville, NC (September 26, 2020) – One person is dead following a pedestrian crash in Thomasville on Friday, September 25th. The crash was first around 3:30 p.m. in the northbound lanes of I-85 near mile marker 103.

Police and rescue crews were called to the scene shortly after the accident occurred. According to reports, a man was walking near the roadway in the northbound lanes when he was hit by a vehicle. The man, who has not been identified, was given medical aid at the scene but he later succumbed to his injuries. Following the pedestrian incident, there was a reported secondary crash involving an SUV and another vehicle. The driver of the SUV was taken to a hospital in unknown condition. It is not known whether the secondary accident the pedestrian crash are related to one another.

An investigation into both incidents remains active at this time. Police have not released any further details.

Fayetteville, NC (September 25, 2020) – A pedestrian was killed in a crash that took place in Fayetteville on Friday, September 25th. The crash happened around 4:00 a.m. in the 1700 block of Owen Drive.

The Fayetteville Police Department was dispatched to the scene shortly after the accident occurred. According to a report, the pedestrian was walking in or near the roadway when he was hit by an undescribed vehicle. The driver of the vehicle remained at the scene following the crash. EMS and rescue crews later arrived at the scene and transported the injured pedestrian to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center where he was pronounced dead. His identity has not been released at this time.

There is no word on what led up to the crash and police have not said whether any charges are expected to be filed as a result of the collision. There is no further information available at this time.

Gastonia, NC (September 23, 2020) – Police were at the scene of a crash involving a 1-year-old child in Gastonia. The crash was first reported around 12:00 p.m. in the 100 block of North Liberty Street.

According to the Gastonia Police Department, officers arrived at the scene and later discovered that the young child had been struck by a vehicle in the area. The victim was taken to CaroMont Regional Medical Center before being airlifted to Levine Children’s Hospital in Charlotte. There is no word on the extent of the injuries at this time or the cause of the accident. No one involved has been identified by the police and it is not clear whether the other driver remained at the scene.

Police are still looking into the accident at this time and have not said whether any charges are expected to be filed. No further information has been released.

Oak Island, NC (September 19, 2020) – Police in Oak Island responded to reports of a pedestrian crash on Friday, September 18th. The crash took place around 4:30 p.m. along Yacht Drive.

According to Chief W.L. Ingram of the Oak Island Police Department, a 32-year-old woman was walking on Yacht Drive when she was hit by a vehicle. Following the crash, the woman was taken by ambulance to New Hanover Regional Medical Center where she was listed in stable condition as of Friday evening. Her identity is not available at this time and there is no word on the extent of the injuries sustained in the crash.

Police are currently investigating the incident. The driver was identified as a juvenile and they have not been identified. Officials expect to file charges against the driver following the investigation. No further information has been released at this time.

Fayetteville, NC (September 10, 2020) – A pedestrian suffered injuries after being involved in a crash with a Fayetteville police officer on Thursday. The crash took place around 7:30 p.m. along Raeford Road near the intersection with Bunce Road.

According to initial reports, a female pedestrian was walking near the intersection. At the same time, a police officer was traveling westbound on Raeford. As the officer approached, his patrol vehicle struck the woman. The female pedestrian was taken to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center following the crash. Her injuries are not believed to be life-threatening. The officer was not hurt. The woman’s identity has not been revealed at this time and there is no other information regarding the cause of the accident.

Two lanes of Bunce Road were closed while Fayetteville police investigated at the scene. Motorists were advised to avoid the area and to find alternate routes of travel if possible. No additional details are available at this time.

Boone, NC (September 6, 2020) – The Boone Police Department responded to the scene of a fatal pedestrian accident on Friday. The incident took place on East King Street near the intersection with Forest Hills Drive.

According to authorities 52-year-old Tracy Marie Lindamore and 54-year-old James Leroy Lindamore, of Maryland, were crossing East King Street when they were struck by a 2016 Nissan driven by 21-year-old Madison Jane Mahagan of Durham. The Lindamores were in a crosswalk when they were hit by the vehicle.

Rescue crews with the Boone Fire Department and Watauga Medical responded to the scene. Both Tracy and James were pronounced dead at the scene by authorities. Following an investigation by the Boone Police Department, Mahgan was arrested and charged with driving while impaired. Further charges are pending the outcome of an investigation.

Chapel Hill, NC (September 1, 2020) – The Chapel Hill Police Department was called to the scene of a pedestrian accident on Sunday, August 30th. The crash was reported just after 6:00 p.m. along Old Durham Road near Scarlett Drive.

According to reports, officers received a call regarding the crash and quickly responded to the scene. When they arrived, police found one person lying in the roadway and suffering from injuries. The person had been walking along Old Durham Road before being struck by a vehicle in the area. The vehicle then fled the scene before police could arrive. The pedestrian was taken to UNC hospitals with undisclosed injuries. There is no update on their condition at this time and their identity has not been released.

Police are still searching for the vehicle involved in the crash. The car is described as a silver or gray SUV.  Anyone with information is asked to call the Orange County Communications Center at 919-732-5063.

Fayetteville, NC (August 25, 2020) – A man was killed in a pedestrian accident that took place in Fayetteville on Monday, August 24th. The incident reportedly occurred overnight on Gillespie Street near the intersection with Snowhill Road.

The Pearce’s Mill Fire Department, Cumberland County EMS, Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office, and North Carolina State Highway Patrol all responded to the crash scene. According to reports from the scene, a man was walking near the intersection when he was struck by a vehicle. The man, who has not been identified, died at the scene of the accident. The driver involved in the crash has also not been identified and there is no information if they remained at the scene when police arrived. No details regarding the crash have been released at this time.

An investigation into the collision remains ongoing. Police have not said whether any charges will be filed in connection with the incident. No further details are available at this time.

Charlotte, NC (August 22, 2020) – A man was struck and killed by a vehicle in Charlotte on Friday, August 21st. The crash was reported at approximately 9:15 p.m. on Mount Holly Road near Sonoma Valley.
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department responded to the scene shortly after the accident took place. According to reports, the victim was walking in the 9700 block of the roadway when he was hit by a car. The unidentified male pedestrian suffered critical injuries as a result of the accident was later pronounced dead at the crash scene. There is no word on whether the driver remained at the scene. No information has been released on the events leading up to the accident. The crash caused Mount Holly Road to be shut down for several hours near the exit for I-485.
Police continue to investigate the incident at this time. There is additional information available.
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