Garner, NC (October 21, 2020) – On Wednesday afternoon, October 21, two people were killed in a fatal collision on a highway in Garner.
Though few details have been released, police confirmed that a sedan and a pickup truck collided with one another on NC-42 around the intersection with I-40. One of the vehicles caught on fire immediately following the accident.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene of the accident. Numerous victims were injured and hospitalized as a result of the accident. Two people were pronounced dead at the scene, though their identities have not yet been released.
The roadway was closed in both directions for an extended period of time as police worked to clear the wreckage from the scene.
No further details have been released but the investigation into 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
North Carolina sees more fatal collisions than many other places in the U.S. Thousands of people will lose their lives in one year’s time in the entirety of North Carolina. In fact, approximately 1,396 people were killed in these accidents in one recent year’s time due to the negligence of others. Many other people are seriously injured in these accidents. If you have lost someone you love in a collision that is not their fault, you have many options for recovery.
North Carolina car accidents sometimes lead to tragic fatalities that occur in the blink of an eye. Losing somebody you love in a collision can affect you in many ways. As you grieve the loss of your loved one, you may wonder how you can gain compensation for a wide array of aspects. A wrongful death attorney in North Carolina will be able to take a closer look at your case and help you meet deadlines, as well as hold liable parties responsible for the harm that they have caused your family. Nobody should ever have to face the aftermath of a fatal crash on their own. Luckily, you have a variety of options.
Our skilled and resourceful accident attorneys at Ricci Law Firm, PA are here to help you. We are dedicated to every aspect of your claim and will ensure that your rights are being protected as you navigate the legal system for the first time. Our attorneys will assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for aspects like medical expenses, funeral costs, pain and suffering, and so much more. We are here for you every step of the way throughout this process. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in North Carolina at (252) 777-2222 to find out how we can assist you.
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