Charlotte, NC (October 14, 2020) – Around 6 a.m. on Tuesday morning, October 13, one person was killed in a fatal crash in Charlotte.
According to Highway Patrol officials, the accident occurred on I-485 around the area of Steele Creek Road. Dustin and Katrina Crosby were traveling in a Hyundai when they came to a stop in the left lane of traffic. Another vehicle came along and was not able to stop in time, crashing into their vehicle.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene of the collision. Dustin Crosby was pronounced dead at the scene. Katrina and the driver of the other vehicle were taken to the hospital for treatment of their injuries.
Due to the severity of the accident, the roadway was temporarily closed in numerous lanes for an extended period of time.
The investigation into the accident remains ongoing.
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 collisions happen every single day in the state of North Carolina. In just one year’s time, it is estimated that approximately 1,396 people lose their lives in North Carolina accidents. The aftermath of a fatal collision can impact your life in many ways and leave you feeling helpless and alone. Losing somebody that you love in a fatal crash might be one of the most challenging things that you have ever dealt with. It is important that you have an accident attorney by your side who has handled claims like yours in the past.
North Carolina car accidents happen every hour of the day, some of which are minor and others that are incredibly horrific in nature. Many families wonder where they will turn after they have lost somebody they love as a result of an accident. As you grieve your losses, you may be left feeling confused about how you will afford to keep up with a wide array of bills that pile up against you and your loved ones. Your life could be forever altered in the blink of an eye by a car accident, which is why you should have a skilled wrongful death attorney on your side.
At Ricci Law Firm, PA, our accident attorneys are here to assist you and your family after you have lost a loved one in a devastating accident. You have many rights as you work toward compensation for a wide array of aspects including medical expenses your loved one has incurred, funeral costs, pain and suffering, and so much more. You may be feeling overwhelmed but you do not have to stand alone during these complex times. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in North Carolina at (252) 777-2222 to find out what options you have during this time.
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