Hampton, VA Car Accident Injury Attorney Report : Man is Killed by Pickup Truck in Gloucester County
Pedestrians are vulnerable to heavy vehicles such as pickup trucks on the roads of Virginia. In a recent accident a 26-year-old man was killed in Gloucester County, VA.
WAVY.com reported the death of the 26-year-old on October 6, 2012 when he “reportedly walked into the path of an oncoming vehicle on Glenns Road in Gloucester County.”
The thoughts of our Hampton, VA accident injury attorneys are with the family of the victim. WAVY reported the driver has not been charged.
Where there is contributory negligence it’s difficult to bring a lawsuit in Virginia.
Our Hampton pedestrian accident injury lawyers have reported on a number of incidents involving pedestrians in recent days. Some of them proved to be fatal.
In September 2012, a pedestrian was killed at the intersection of Airline Boulevard and Rodman Avenue in Portsmouth, VA.
More recently an elderly man was injured crossing George Washington Highway in Portsmouth.
And two pedestrians have been killed in recent weeks on Jefferson Avenue in Newport News, VA.
To find out more about accidents involving pedestrians see our attorneys’ advice on pedestrian accidents in Hampton Roads.
The Norfolk, Virginia Beach and Hampton, VA personal injury law firm, Cooper Hurley, handles automobile, truck, and motorcycle injuries as well as wrongful death, railroad injury cases and medical malpractice. John Cooper and Jim Hurley have over 40 years of combined experience in handling auto injury accident claims. Attorney John Cooper has been named to Virginia “Super Lawyers” since 2010. Cooper Hurley represents people hurt in accidents in Norfolk, Virginia Beach, Portsmouth, Suffolk, Chesapeake, Hampton, Newport News and throughout VA, and always put the best interests of our clients first. The firm is recognized by other lawyers as “AV” by Martindale-Hubbell, a national attorney rating service, for our top level of legal skill and highest ethical standards. Our motto is: “Your Injury. Our fight.” If you need help or advice about a serious injury, please call us at (757) 455 -0077 or contact us through this website.