January 30, 2012
A 24-year-old woman from Hampton, Virginia, was killed early Sunday morning after being struck by a car. According to reports from WAVY-TV 10 News, the crash happened at approximately 4:40 AM, at the intersection of North King Street and Bayberry Court.
Reports from the Hampton Police Department show that the young woman was walking southbound along the roadway when she fell and was hit by a 2008 Chevy Cobalt heading north. The woman suffered massive trauma injuries and was declared dead at the scene.
While the driver of the vehicle has not been charged, police are continuing to investigate the incident.
The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles say that in the state of Virginia during 2008, there were 76 people killed and 1,696 people injured in pedestrian accidents. Injuries that are caused by pedestrian accidents can cost the victim six figures in medical bills alone.
The experienced Virginia pedestrian accident lawyers with Lowell “ The Hammer” Stanley are strong advocates of victims rights. If you have been injures, our legal team may be able to help get you the compensation needed to pay medical bills and other injury-related expenses. Call an experienced attorney today for a free initial consultation.