Pedestrian Accident Occurs on E. Gate City Blvd. in Guilford County, North Carolina
GUILFORD COUNTY, NC. – According to an online news story reported at amarketnews.com, a pedestrian accident occurred on E. Gate City Boulevard in Guilford County, North Carolina. Tragically, the accident resulted in the death of the pedestrian. The news story states that the driver of the vehicle involved is facing criminal charges in connection with the accident.*
The accident happened on an unknown stretch of E. Gate City Boulevard. Authorities and Market News report that a pedestrian was walking on the side of the roadway, when a passing vehicle ran into him. A description of the vehicle was not reported.
It is not clear what direction the pedestrian was walking or what direction the vehicle was traveling. No cross street was named to indicate the location of the accident.
It is not clear what caused the collision, but authorities reported that the driver of the vehicle had run off the road before striking the victim. The victim was not walking in a lane of travel.
Market News reports that the pedestrian was tragically killed in the accident. He was identified by officials as a 72-year-old man.
The driver of the vehicle was arrested in connection with the accident. She was identified as a woman; Her age and city of residence were not reported. Market News states that the woman was booked into the Guilford County Jail on charges of felony death by motor vehicle and driving while intoxicated. She is being held on a $20,000 bond, and it is not clear when she will next appear in court.
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