DUI Driver Hits Two Pedestrians at Virginia Beach Town Center

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One Person Hospitalized and One Person Killed in Fatal DUI Accident

Two pedestrians were struck after a suspected impaired driver entered the crosswalk they were in. The fatal accident occurred at an intersection near the Virginia Beach Town Center at around 4:00 pm on Monday, August 22, 2022. The driver was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence after reportedly failing multiple field sobriety tests and allegedly admitting to smoking marijuana.

At Virginia Beach Injury Law, we know the unbearable loss that families go through when someone is unexpectedly killed in a preventable accident. Attorney Ron Kramer II provides dedicated representation for car accident victims and their families. If your loved one was injured or killed in a Virginia Beach accident, contact our office at (757) 802-4662 to schedule a free consultation. 

Fatal Pedestrian Accident in Virginia Beach

According to 13News Now, a man has been arrested and charged with driving under the influence after striking two pedestrians in a crosswalk outside of the Tupelo Honey Café at around 4:00 pm on Monday, August 22, 2022. The driver, Nathan Poole, reportedly admitted to smoking marijuana before getting behind the wheel of his pickup.

The fatal DUI accident left one person dead and one person seriously injured. Local law enforcement indicates that the truck hit them as they entered a crosswalk in a busy intersection near the Virginia Beach Town Center. The two victims were in their 70s. 76-year-old Rosa Blanco died at the scene, while the other woman went into cardiac arrest on the way to the hospital. She is currently in stable condition. 

What to Do After an Accident

No one anticipates the unthinkable tragedy that these women and their families have gone through. A sudden death in the family can be emotionally and mentally exhausting as well as financially challenging. If your loved one’s death is caused by the wrongful act of another person, you might be entitled to compensation to help relieve some of the financial burden created by their loss.

If you have lost a loved one in an accident caused by someone else’s wrongdoing, you need to consult with a knowledgeable attorney. While we know that no amount of money can ever fully compensate you for the loss of our loved one, attorney Ron Kramer II and the team at Virginia Beach Injury Law work tirelessly to ensure that families receive the recovery they deserve. 

Attorney Kramer has extensive experience representing individuals and their families in wrongful death lawsuits throughout Virginia Beach. He will help you understand your rights and work to ensure that all liable parties are held responsible for their negligence or carelessness.

Contact Our Office for a Free Consultation

If your family member’s death was due to someone else’s recklessness, contact our office at (757) 802-4662 to discuss your case directly with an attorney. All consultations are free and without obligation to retain our services.

At Virginia Beach Injury Law, we have recovered millions of dollars on behalf of our clients. We understand that this may be a difficult time for you and your family. We are here to help you every step of the way. Call our office today to get started.

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