A pedestrian died in Virginia Beach Dec. 28 when he was struck and killed by a Chevy pickup truck. The accident happened at the corner of Virginia Beach Blvd. and Aragona Blvd. Media reports indicated that the pedestrian was wearing dark clothes when he was killed. It was dark and raining at the time of the accident.
Police stated that the man stepped of the median between Aragona Blvd. and Taldan Ave. when he was hit.
Charges have not been filed against the driver at this time.
Virginia Personal Injury Lawyer Perspective:
This unfortunate accident is a sober reminder to all of us to use care when walking near busy roads. It is important to wear bright colored clothing and be sure that drivers can see you when you cross the road. Also, only cross streets at crosswalks, and obey all traffic laws to ensure such a tragic accident does not unfold. We extend our deepest condolences to the family.
No charges have been filed yet, but the family of the deceased should consider speaking to an experienced personal injury lawyer to see if there may be grounds for a wrongful death lawsuit.
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