This evening our Station 1 &
@LongCreekFD responded to a pedestrian struck on I-77 Northbound, north of I485 near the Hambright Road overpass. One patient was found, deceased, in the northbound lanes. Further investigation by law enforcement (North Carolina Highway Patrol) revealed that a stranded motorist was struck, at a high rate of speed, by a passing motorist killing the patient instantly. Subsequently, the driver of the vehicle that struck the victim was arrested and charged with driving under the influence…a sad and unfortunate tragedy.
News article HERE.