Durham, NC – Sandra Fernandez Killed in Fatal Crash on N Duke St

Durham, NC (August 28, 2020) – Around 10:40 a.m. yesterday morning, August 27, a woman was killed in a fatal crash that took place in Durham.

According to authorities, the accident happened when an SUV flipped over during a crash on North Duke Street around the area of Interstate 85. A Chevrolet Cruze and a Honda Element were allegedly stopped in the far right turn lane due to a red light. The Chevrolet turned onto North Duke Street as soon as the light turned green. The Honda began turning right but was struck by a Subaru Legacy driving in the area.

The Honda flipped over in the midst of the collision. A passenger inside the Honda, identified as 52-year-old Sandra Fernandez, was hospitalized but passed away at the hospital.

Three other people were allegedly rushed to the hospital to be treated for their injuries, though the extent of these injuries is not yet known.

Nobody has been charged for the wreck but the accident investigation 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 

Durham, NC – Sandra Fernandez Killed in Fatal Crash on N Duke StHundreds of lives are taken in one month’s time in the state of North Carolina due to serious car accidents. The truth is, a majority of these accidents could be prevented but continue to occur when drivers are not paying close attention to the roads around them. These accidents take place in the blink of an eye. Individuals never get behind the wheel of a car and expect to be involved in a fatal collision but, far too often, this is the reality of the situation. Losing somebody you love in a collision may be one of the most challenging things that you have ever faced, which is why you should never have to stand alone during these difficult times.

If you have lost someone you love in an accident, it is essential that you speak with an attorney who can assist you every step of the way as soon as possible. An attorney can help you gain the evidence that is needed to prove your claim, as well as meet filing deadlines that may be expected of you during these challenging times. The aftermath of wrongful death can be entirely complex to handle, even though you are already facing the grief of a loved one being taken from you. It is important that you speak with a North Carolina wrongful death attorney in your time of need.

At Ricci Law Firm, PA, our personal injury attorneys are here for you if you have suddenly lost somebody you love in a fatal collision. We understand how overwhelming these times can be and the impact that it can have on every aspect of your life. Though no amount of money can bring back a loved one, it can help you in the stressful aftermath of your claim as you deal with financial aspects. Please contact an accident attorney in North Carolina at (252) 777-2222 to find out how we can assist you in your time of need.

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