Articles Posted in Pedestrian Accidents

Raleigh, NC (November 23, 2020) – A man was killed in a pedestrian crash that took place in Raleigh on Saturday, November 21st. The crash was reported around 6:00 p.m. on Glennwood Avenue near Brier Creek Parkway.

Officers with the Raleigh Police Department responded to the crash scene. According to a report from police, Ronald James Malinski of Roxboro was crossing Glennwood when he was struck by a car. The impact threw Malinski into the path of a second vehicle and he was struck again. Malinski sustained critical injuries and was pronounced dead at the crash scene. Investigators were present for several hours. Motorists were advised to avoid the area as the road remained closed until approximately midnight.

There were no other injuries reported in the crash. No charges have been filed against the driver at this time.

Durham, NC (November 21, 2020) – Police and rescue workers responded to the scene of a pedestrian crash in Durham on Thursday, November 19th. The crash took place around 11:00 p.m. on Lasalle Street, near the Bradford Ridge Apartments and Duke University Hospital.

According to a report from the scene, a pedestrian was walking near the roadway when he was hit by two vehicles. One of the vehicles crashed through a chain-link fence while the other came to rest in a parking lot following the crash. A nearby Good Samaritan came to the aid of the pedestrian immediately after the accident. Paramedics arrived and transported the unidentified man to a local hospital where he was being treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

There is no information on the cause of the crash at this time. Following an investigation, police placed two men in handcuffs but it is unclear what charges they face, if any, related to the accident. No one else was hurt.

Gastonia, NC (November 18, 2020) – A 57-year-old woman from Clover, South Carolina died in a pedestrian accident on Monday evening in Gastonia. The crash took place around 7:20 p.m. on Robinson Road near the intersection with Union Road.

According to police, Jo Ann Musgrave was walking along Robinson Road when she was hit by a 2017 Ford Focus. Rescue crews transported Musgrave to CaroMont Regional Medical Center with critical injuries. She was later pronounced dead at the hospital. There were no other injuries reported as a result of the crash. The driver of the Ford Focus remained at the scene and called 911 following the accident. The driver has not been identified at this time.

The North Carolina State Highway Patrol is investigating the incident. There is no word on whether any charges are expected to be filed. No further details are available.

Charlotte, NC (November 17, 2020) – Police and rescue crews responded to the scene of an injury crash involving a pedestrian in Charlotte on Tuesday, November 17th. The accident happened around 4:50 p.m. in the 4100 block of N. Tryon Street near Sugar Creek Road.

According to police, a pedestrian was walking in or near the roadway when they were struck by a vehicle. The pedestrian sustained injuries as a result of the incident. There is no word on the pedestrian’s condition at this time and authorities have not provided any information on the cause of the accident. The driver remained at the scene and cooperated with the investigation. It is not clear at this time whether any charges will be filed in connection with the crash.

No additional information has been released regarding the incident. The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is currently investigating.

Goldsboro, NC (November 15, 2020) – Police are investigating after an 11-year-old girl was hit by a car in Goldsboro on Saturday afternoon. The incident occurred on Old Grantham Road near Crestwood Drive in the Mar-Mac community.

The Goldsboro Police Department, along with the North Carolina State Highway Patrol, responded to the scene of the incident. According to officials, the child was in or near the road when he was struck by a vehicle that was traveling on Old Grantham. The child was seriously injured in the crash and was later airlifted to the hospital, according to Wayne County spokesman Joel Gillie. There is no information regarding the vehicle that struck the child and no other injuries have been reported at this time.

The State Highway Patrol is conducting an investigation into the crash. No further information is available.

Rutherford County, NC (November 13, 2020) – Troopers with the North Carolina State Highway Patrol are investigating following a crash involving a pedestrian on Wednesday afternoon. The accident was reported around 3:30 p.m. on US Highway 74 near the intersection with East High Road.

According to troopers, a pedestrian was walking near the intersection and attempting to cross the road when they were struck by a vehicle that was traveling westbound on US 74. Following the crash, the driver of the vehicle pulled onto the right shoulder of the roadway and waited for law enforcement officials to arrive at the scene. The pedestrian, who has not been identified at this time, was pronounced dead by an emergency crew at the accident scene. The driver was not hurt and no additional injuries were reported as a result of the crash.

Troopers have not said whether any charges are expected to be filed at this time. There is no additional information available regarding the accident.

Chapel Hill, NC (November 11, 2020) – A freshman student at UNC-Chapel Hill suffered serious injuries after she and her dog were struck by a vehicle in a crosswalk on campus. The crash took place around 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, November 8th on East Franklin Street in Chapel Hill.

According to the Chapel Hill Police Department, Sinclair Larson was walking on East Franklin with her dog when they were both hit by a car. Larson was in a crosswalk at the time of the crash. She suffered serious injures broken ribs and facial fractures. Larson’s dog also sustained serious injuries and was being treated at an emergency vet for a hole in his lung and blood in his abdomen. Larson was treated at UNC Hospitals for her injuries.

The driver of the other vehicle has not been identified but did remain at the scene following the crash. Police are still investigating and there is no word on whether charges will be issued.

Winston-Salem, NC (November 8, 2020) – A 27-year-old woman was seriously hurt in a pedestrian crash that took place on Saturday in Winston-Salem. The accident occurred on North Martin Luther King Drive.

The Winston-Salem Police Department responded to the accident scene shortly after the collision took place. According to officers, 27-year-old Sandra Lashawn Allen was walking in or near the roadway when she was struck by a 2012 Infiniti Sedan driven by 53-year-old Steve Edward Couthen of Rural Hall. Couthen remained at the scene following the accident and told police he was unable to see Allen due to being temporarily blinded by sunlight.

Allen was taken by ambulance to a hospital where she was listed in serious condition following the crash. Police are still investigating the accident at this time and there is no information on whether charges are being filed. Anyone with any information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (336) 727-2800.

Fayetteville, NC (October 31, 2020) – Police in Fayetteville responded to the scene of a fatal pedestrian accident on Friday, October 30th. The crash happened just after 10:00 p.m. on Cliffdale Road near Lansdowne Road.

According to authorities, 32-year-old Brandon Fluckers was walking in the roadway when he was hit by a vehicle. Rescue crews responded to the accident scene and provided treatment to Fluckers. Fluckers was then taken to a local hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries. No one else was hurt in the crash. At this time, police have not identified the driver of the vehicles involved nor have they provided any information on how the accident took place. There is also no information on whether any charges are expected to be filed as a result of the accident.

We wish to offer our most sincere condolences to the family of Brandon Fluckers in the aftermath of this tragic pedestrian crash in Fayetteville.

Rutherford County, NC (October 30, 2020) – The victim of a pedestrian crash in Rutherford County has now been identified by authorities. The crash happened on Thursday, October 29th on Pearidge Road near the intersection with Collins Road.

Troopers with the North Carolina State Highway Patrol responded to the scene of the crash. According to a report, 21-year-old Charles Allen Jacob Bramlett, of Forest City, was driving a pickup truck on Pearidge when he struck four people who were standing in the roadway clearing a downed tree. After the collision, Bramlett fled the scene. He was later located and arrested by police.

One of the four victims, 62-year-old Michael Gene Green, was taken to a nearby hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries. Two of the other victims were transported with serious injuries. There is no update on their conditions at this time.

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