Hendersonville, NC (September 6, 2020) – Around 6 p.m. on the evening of September 1, one person was seriously injured in a car accident in Hendersonville. The party has since died as a result of the collision.
The accident, according to police, took place on Clear Creek Road when two or more vehicles collided with one another for reasons that are not yet known. One party, identified as 38-year-old Donald Mitchell Allen from Fletcher, was taken to the hospital with a severe brain injury.
Allen was treated and held at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. However, on September 3, he was pronounced fully brain dead.
It is not known if any other parties were injured as a result of the collision.
The roadway was blocked in the area for a period of time.
No further details have been released but the investigation 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. The truth is, most fatal accidents can be prevented when drivers pay close attention to the roads around them. When drivers engage in reckless acts such as distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, and more, a fatal accident can take place in the blink of an eye. In 2017, approximately 1,287 people were killed in North Carolina car accidents due to the negligence of others. Losing somebody close to you might be one of the most difficult things that you have ever endured. Luckily, with the help of an attorney on your side, you can move forward after a loved one has been taken from you.
No amount of money can bring back somebody you love who has lost their life in a fatal accident. Family members are typically left feeling lost and alone after an accident that is not their fault. If you are grieving your losses, you may wonder where you can turn for compensation that will help you back on your feet. Many families will be swamped with bills that leave them feeling helpless and alone. If you have suffered losses due to an accident that is not your fault, it is essential that you have a skilled North Carolina wrongful death attorney by your side.
At Ricci Law Firm, PA, our personal injury attorneys are here to help you through one of the most traumatic times in your life. An attorney can help you prove that another party is at fault for your accident by helping you to gather evidence that is most important in your claim. On top of that, you may need an attorney to help you meet deadlines that are expected of you during these devastating times. You may discover that you are eligible for many types of damages including medical expenses, lost wages, burial costs, and more. If you have lost somebody in an accident, please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in North Carolina to get started on your claim at (252) 777-2222.
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