Hillsborough, NC (November 1, 2020) – Around 5 a.m. on Sunday morning, November 1, two passengers were killed in a fatal collision in Hillsborough.
The accident took place on US-70 around the area of West Hill Avenue. Their SUV started to travel down an embankment where it struck a large oak tree. Police have not yet determined what caused the driver to lose control of their vehicle.
The driver of the SUV was seriously injured as a result of the accident and was taken to the hospital for treatment. Two passengers in the vehicle, who were not identified, were pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.
The roadway was closed down in the area for an extended period of time.
No further details have been released but the investigation continues at this time.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Fatal Accidents in North Carolina
Fatal accidents occur every single day in the state of North Carolina. In one recent year’s time, it was determined that approximately 1,396 people were killed as a result of fatal crashes in the state of North Carolina. In the blink of an eye, a loved one’s life could be taken due to a severe accident. Losing somebody you love in a collision can have a huge and lasting impact on your life. This is the reality that hundreds of families face every year after they have lost somebody close to them.
Many fatal accidents occur due to the recklessness of one or more parties. In the event of a single-vehicle accident, a driver may lose control of their vehicle and crash due to these careless reasons. Some of the main reasons for these accidents include distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, fatigue, and more. As you face the unfortunate reality of a loved one being taken too soon, you may wonder where you can turn. It is essential that you speak with a skilled North Carolina wrongful death attorney after a fatal accident. See our proven track record of success representing those who have lost loved ones in North Carolina accidents at https://www.riccilawnc.com/results/.
Our attorneys at Ricci Law Firm, PA have dedicated our lives to assisting those involved in fatal collisions. We understand how overwhelming it can be to lose somebody you love in an unexpected accident due to the negligence of another party. You should never have to stand alone after you have suffered the devastating loss of a loved one. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in North Carolina at (252) 777-2222 to find out how we can help you.
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