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I'm in the state of North Carolina. Does a pedestrian have…

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I'm in the state of North Carolina. Does a pedestrian have the right of way at an intersection where there is no crosswalk or crossing signal? I was given a citation for failure to yield.

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I struck the pedestrian. EMS took him to the Hospital. I do have pictures of him walking normally with no limp and unassisted. No outward signs of injury.

Submitted: 9 months ago.Category: Traffic Law
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Traffic Lawyer: CriminalDefense, Attorney replied 9 months ago
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Good morning. Yes they do and the statute states that the driver of the vehicle would need to yield. I have provided a link to it below and you can see in 2(b) that it is required.http://www.ncga.state.nc.us/EnactedLegislation/Statutes/HTML/BySection/Chapter_20/GS_20-158.html
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I just wanted to follow up and see if you had any other questions or needed me to clarify something. I am here to help, so please let me know. Thanks!

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