Fayetteville, NC (September 23, 2020) – Around 6:20 p.m. on Tuesday night, September 22, a woman was killed in a fatal crash in Fayetteville.
The accident, according to police, took place at 600 US-401 (Country Club Drive) when two vehicles collided for unknown reasons. The impact of the collision caused one of them to strike a utility pole.
A woman who was driving one of the involved vehicles was immediately ejected from her car. She has since been identified as 57-year-old Christine Harris, who was taken to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center with life-threatening injuries. She was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.
The other driver was identified as a 28-year-old man from Fayetteville, who also suffered from less severe injuries and was taken to a hospital for treatment.
Eastbound lanes of the roadway were blocked in the area for an extended period of time.
No charges have been filed but the investigation into the accident continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Fatal Accidents in North Carolina
Thousands of people are killed in North Carolina car accidents every single year. These accidents occur due to many different reasons, most of which are due to the negligence of others. In one recent year, approximately 1,396 people were killed in North Carolina car accidents due to the reckless acts of others on our roads. Such collisions take place due to various reasons including distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, drowsy driving, and more. Losing a loved one in a fatal collision is never an easy thing to face on your own. It is essential that victims speak with a skilled accident attorney as soon as possible after an accident.
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At Ricci Law Firm Injury Lawyers, PA, our skilled and resourceful legal advocates are here to assist you after you have said goodbye to someone you love as the result of a horrific and unexpected car accident. We understand how overwhelming a collision can be and the impact that it can have on every aspect of your life as you navigate the legal system for possibly the first time. We will help you work toward compensation for a wide array of aspects so that you are able to move forward. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in North Carolina at (252) 777-2222 to find out what options you have in your time of need.
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