North Carolina’s Bike Helmet Law: A Guide to Safety and Compliance
On September 25, 2023, a pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle in East Charlotte, North Carolina. The pedestrian was crossing the street at the time of the accident. The driver of the vehicle fled the scene but was later caught.
Pedestrian accidents can be devastating, both for the victims and their families. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there were over 7,300 pedestrian fatalities in the United States in 2021. Pedestrian accidents are especially common in urban areas, where there is a high volume of traffic.