Fayetteville, NC (October 5, 2020) – Around 1 p.m. on Saturday afternoon, October 3, a fatal head-on collision occurred on a roadway in Fayetteville.
According to Fayetteville Police, the accident took place at 1600 Gillespie Street when two vehicles collided with each other head-on for reasons that are not yet known. The accident caused severe damages to both vehicles.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene of the accident. There, 31-year-old Regis Harris was pronounced dead at the scene. One other party, identified as a 90-year-old from Fayetteville, was taken to the hospital but later died as a result of her injuries.
Police confirmed that multiple people were also injured, though their identities are not known at this time.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the families of the deceased victims 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 recent year’s time, it is estimated that approximately 1,396 people lost their lives due to fatal car accidents within the state. These accidents occur due to many different reasons but head-on collisions are among the most severe accidents. It is estimated that only about 2% of accidents are head-on collisions but they are known for being some of the most serious. In fact, approximately 10% of head-on collisions end in fatalities. It is important that you have legal help on your side if you have lost a loved one due to an accident.
After you have lost somebody close to you due to the negligence of another party, it is true that no amount of money can bring them back to you. However, receiving compensation through the help of a North Carolina wrongful death claim can lessen some of the stress that you are feeling during these emotional and unbearable times. It is never easy to face the aftermath of a fatal collision but our attorneys are here to support you during these complex and devastating times.
At Ricci Law Firm, PA, our accident attorneys in North Carolina are here for you and your family when you need us the most. As you grieve the loss of a loved one, you may wonder how you will pay for expenses that continue to pile up. Our attorneys can assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for medical expenses a loved one incurred, funeral costs, pain, and suffering, and so much more. We believe that you should never have to stand alone after losing a loved one. Please contact a North Carolina wrongful death attorney at (252) 777-2222 to find out how we can help you.
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