Portsmouth, VA (December 18, 2020) – A fatal pedestrian crash took place at approximately 11:30 a.m. on December 18 on a roadway in Portsmouth.
According to authorities who responded to the call, it happened on the George Washington Highway near Victory Boulevard when a man was fatally struck by a bus.
The contributing factors of the collision have yet to be determined by local news sources at this time. An ongoing investigation is currently active. The deceased victim’s name has not been disclosed.
No other injuries were reported to have resulted from the collision. No further information is currently available as this is a developing story.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the families of the deceased. Our thoughts are with them and everyone that was affected by this tragedy. There is nothing more devastating than the unexpected and sudden loss of a family member especially if the accident that took their life could have been avoided.
Our local Virginia wrongful death attorney is available 24 hours a day to answer all of your questions surrounding the fatal accident that claimed the life of your loved one. Call 1-888-657-1460 right now to be connected with our Virginia wrongful death lawyer who will provide you with a free case evaluation, a complimentary copy of the police accident report, and will ensure that your legal rights are protected and asserted. Call us today.
Virginia Pedestrian Accidents
Pedestrian accidents in Virginia are not an uncommon occurrence, as they injure tens of thousands of individuals per year and take thousands of other lives. In 2013, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there were an estimated 66,000 injuries reported due to Virginia pedestrian accidents and 4,735 reported fatalities. This means that on average, one pedestrian is killed every two hours and another sustains injuries every 8 minutes due to Virginia pedestrian collisions. In 2013, across the United States, pedestrian deaths accounted for approximately 14% of all traffic fatalities.
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