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New Bern Pedestrian Hospitalized after Being Struck by Car

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Police in New Bern, North Carolina (NC) are investigating an accident involving a pedestrian on Neuse Boulevard at 9:30 Thursday night. They have reported that Jimmie Wesley Boyd (27) of New Bern was crossing Neuse Boulevard near Dunkin Donuts, when he crossed into the path of an oncoming vehicle.

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According to authorities a Chrysler Cirrus traveling east on Neuse Boulevard toward downtown struck Boyd. Boyd was flown to Pitt Memorial Hospital for treatment, where police say he remains in stable condition today. The incident is still under investigation by members of the New Bern Police Department’s Traffic Enforcement Unit. No charges have been filed.

As an injury lawyer we review many accidents that have required hospitalization, serious injury and much down time from work. It is imperative to always be safe while driving or doing any activity near roads or highways. Most people would be shocked and amazed at the high numbers of vehicle related accidents that occur on a daily basis. Proper safety should always be used and one should understand that accidents happen all too often; usually due to driver error or a lack of caution.

About the Editors: Shapiro, Cooper,Lewis & Appleton personal injury law firm is based in Virginia (VA), near the NE North Carolina (NC) border and handles car, truck, railroad, and medical negligence cases and more. Our lawyers proudly edit the Virginia Beach Injuryboard, Norfolk Injuryboard, and Northeast North Carolina Injuryboard as a pro bono public information service. Lawyers licensed in: VA, NC, SC, WV, DC, KY.

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