Cary, NC (August 22, 2020) – Around 10:15 p.m. on Friday night, August 21, one person was killed in a fatal collision in Cary.
According to authorities, the collision took place in the westbound lanes of I-40 around the area of North Harrison Avenue. Police did not confirm the circumstances leading up to the collision but have said that the accident involved several vehicles, which were badly damaged as a result of the accident.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene of the accident. They confirmed that one person was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident and two others were seriously injured as a result. The parties have not yet been identified by police.
North Carolina State Highway Patrol continues its investigation into the collision.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Fatal Accidents in North Carolina
Fatal accidents happen every minute of the day in the U.S. North Carolina is known for being close to the top of the list for states with the highest amount of fatal accidents. In 2017, approximately 1,287 fatal accidents took place due to the recklessness of others. Fatal accidents take place due to many different reasons including distracted driving, intoxication, speeding, fatigue, and many other related aspects. If you have lost somebody you love in a collision and you know that it is not their fault, it is important that you and your family have options. The reality of losing a loved one can impact you on enormous levels, which is why you should always have legal help by your side.
It is essential that family members know where to turn after an accident that is not the fault of their loved one, especially when an accident leads to a fatality. You may be feeling entirely helpless as you attempt to navigate the legal system and pay the bills that continue to pile up against you. Some of the damages that you may be able to receive in your claim include medical expenses, pain and suffering, funeral costs, and more. You should never have to be concerned about how you will afford these aspects after losing a loved one. It is important that you speak with a North Carolina personal injury attorney who has handled a wrongful death claim in the past. You can find out more about wrongful death claims and how we handle them at https://www.riccilawnc.com/personal-injury/wrongful-death/.
At Ricci Law Firm Injury Lawyers, PA, our skilled accident attorneys are here to assist you after you have suffered the traumatic loss of a loved one in an accident. Our attorneys have handled many claims in the past and will walk you through the legal process according to North Carolina laws. If you have lost a loved one and wonder what options are available for you, please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in North Carolina at (252) 777-2222.
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