Police say a pedestrian was hit on East Independence Boulevard and died of his accidents. The driving force will not be at present dealing with fees.
CHARLOTTE, NC – The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Division is investigating after a pedestrian was struck and died of his accidents. It occurred on Saturday shortly earlier than 12:30 a.m. M.
Police responded to the 4800 block of East Independence Boulevard after experiences of an accident involving a motorcar and a pedestrian. After they arrived, police discovered a broken 2006 Honda Civic. The driving force of the car was taken to the hospital to obtain therapy for minor accidents.
The pedestrian was discovered on the street, unconscious, and brought to hospital with life-threatening accidents. The pedestrian died shortly after from his accidents. His identification has not been launched because the household has not been notified.
Detectives from the Main Accident Investigation Unit and Crime Scene Search responded to conduct the investigation. Primarily based on the preliminary investigation, detectives imagine the Honda was touring west on East Independence Boulevard within the heart lane when the motive force struck the pedestrian.
Detectives at present have no idea which route the pedestrian was touring, however the pedestrian was not in a marked crosswalk and was sporting darkish clothes.
WCNC Charlotte has chosen to not title the motive force, as he was not charged. CMPD stated the Honda driver was sporting a seatbelt on the time and that velocity and impairment aren’t elements within the accident for the motive force.
Pedestrian toxicology outcomes are pending.
CMPD says this stays an lively and ongoing investigation. Any witness to the accident or anybody with info ought to contact Detective Crum at 704-432-2169 Ext four, or contact Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.
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