(LegalLaw247.com, August 15, 2013 ) Winston-Salem, NC – A Winston-Salem man is in critical condition after being struck by a vehicle on Tuesday morning. Around 10:45 a.m. Richard Bernard Byers Jr. was hit on the 2700 block of West Mountain Street.
Officers found Byers lying on the grass nearby and noted that he had visible head injuries. Byers was transported to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and placed in the intensive care unit. The police do not have any information about the accident or vehicle involved. If you or anyone you know has information regarding the accident please contact the police right away.
In 2011 the North Carolina Department of Transportation reported that more than 2,000 pedestrian accidents occurred throughout the state of which 92% resulted in serious personal injuries. The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration reports that 11 percent of all motor vehicle accidents can be classified as hit-and-run collisions.
In North Carolina it is against the law to leave the scene of an accident and is considered a Class H felony if a person has been seriously injured or wrongfully killed in the accident. If you or loved one has been injured in a hit-and-run accident, the victim may be entitled to compensation for property damage, medical bills, lost wages, and more.
An experienced Winston-Salem car accident attorney can help you determine if you may be eligible to make a claim. For more information on your legal rights and how the experienced lawyers at Mike Lewis Attorneys may be able to help you, visit www.mikelewisattorneys.com.
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A well-respected name in personal injury law, Mike Lewis Attorneys is committed to helping individuals who have been injured by the actions of another in the state of North Carolina. The personal injury lawyers at Mike Lewis Attorneys have a wealth of knowledge and experience in auto injury claims, premises liability, dangerous drug litigation, and product liability claims. Visit Mike Lewis Attorneys online at http://www.mikelewisattorneys.com for a free case evaluation and more information about your legal rights.
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