A woman was killed yesterday after being struck by a vehicle on I-64 near Northampton Blvd.
Charisse Turner was driving westbound on I-64 when she pulled off to the right shoulder because of a flat tire. Another driver then pulled over to offer assistance, and after speaking with him she began walking back towards her vehicle. As she was walking another driver ran off the side of the road and hit her.
According to The Virginian-Pilot
, Charisse Turner was taken to Sentara Norfolk General where she later died from her injuries.
Jonathan Heuneman, the driver of the vehicle that hit her, is being charged with reckless driving.
accidents caused by distracted and drunk drivers lead to serious injuries and
wrongful death everyday across the state of Virginia. If you or a loved
one have been involved in an accident
that caused a wrongful death, or serious injury, that was not your fault you
have legal rights.
If you have been a victim of an unfortunate
accident such as this, our Norfolk personal
at the Law Offices of Richard J. Serpe, PC are
available to speak with you about your legal rights. Contact us for a free no obligation consultation
1-877-544-5323 or 757-233-0009.