What Happened:

According to WSET, I-81 in Radford, VA was the scene of a horrific accident on January 2, 2013. It appears that a pedestrian was struck by more than one car and killed around 6:45 a.m. Two lanes of traffic and one entrance ramp were closed as emergency crews cleared the scene and tried to piece together what happened.

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The Virginia Injury Lawyer’s Perspective:

Pedestrians are very vulnerable when walking near cars, especially if the cars are traveling at high speeds. It was not reported why this individual was not in a car or truck when the accident occurred or how he was struck by more than one vehicle in the crash. What is clear is that his family members have suffered a horrible loss, and they may be entitled to compensation to assist with the financial issues that accompany a wrongful death such as this one.

Potentially Helpful Info:

Our wrongful death guide provides useful information for those who have suffered the loss of a loved one because of the negligence of another. It discusses who should represent the estate, how long one has to file a claim, and what kind of damages can be requested.

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