Greensboro, NC – Bicyclist Hurt in Hit-and-Run on I-85

Greensboro, NC (June 30, 2020) – A man from Greensboro was hurt in a hit-and-run crash on I-85. The crash happened on Monday, June 29th in the northbound lanes of the highway near the exit for Mount Hope Church Road.

The Greensboro Police Department reports that the victim was riding a bicycle when he was struck by a vehicle. The driver of the vehicle was later identified as 46-year-old Steven Nazal. The bicyclist, a 36-year-old man from Greensboro, suffered serious but non-life-threatening injuries in the collision.  Nazal fled the scene after the crash but was later arrested and has been charged with felony hit-and-run, driving while license revoked and failure to reduce speed to avoid a collision.

No additional details are available at this time.

Our thoughts are with the injured bicyclist in this Greensboro hit-and-run crash and we hope for his complete recovery.

North Carolina Hit-and-Run Accidents  Greensboro, NC - Bicyclist Hurt in Hit-and-Run on I-85, Driver Charged

In North Carolina, it is a felony to leave the scene of an injury accident. Drivers who are charged with felony hit-and-run may face jail time, court fines, and probation, among other things. In addition, a driver who leaves the scene of a crash can be held responsible in a personal injury claim for negligent driving that led to the accident. These drivers frequently leave the scene of a crash knowing that their reckless actions caused an injury to another person.

A North Carolina hit-and-run accident can result in a complicated legal case. You must ensure that you are aware of all potential sources of insurance coverage that could cover your damages. This is especially important as these accidents often cause serious injuries with high medical bills and lost wages.

At Burton Law Firm, North Carolina personal injury attorney has the experience necessary to make sure that you are fully compensated when you have been injured by a negligent driver. We seek justice or our clients each and every day and will fight to make sure that you are not left financially responsible for someone else’s bad decisions.

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