Kannapolis, NC (September 11, 2020) – Around 6:30 a.m. on Thursday, September 10, a woman was killed in a fatal accident in Kannapolis.
According to police, the accident took place when two vehicles collided on Lane Street around the area of Earley Street. An 18-year-old woman named Cinquana Moody was driving a Chevrolet Trailblazer headed west on Lane Street. She suddenly crossed the center line, causing her to collide with a Saab SUV. The driver of the Saab was identified as 21-year-old Brianna Simpson.
The drivers of both vehicles were trapped in their vehicles and had to be extricated by firefighters. Moody was hospitalized with serious injuries. Simpson was taken to the hospital as well but, on the way there, she succumbed to her injuries.
That portion of Lane Street was closed down in the area as police worked to clear the scene.
No further details have been released but the investigation is currently ongoing.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Brianna Simpson at this time.
Fatal Accidents in North Carolina
Many people lose their lives every year in the state of North Carolina. Though a large percentage of accidents lead to injuries, hundreds lead to fatalities every year within the state. In 2017 alone, it was determined that 1,396 people were killed in North Carolina car accidents due to the negligence of others. These accidents happen due to many different reasons including distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, and more. If you lost a loved one in an accident that is not your fault, it is essential that you speak with an accident attorney in your time of need.
Losing a loved one in an accident might be one of the most difficult things that you have ever experienced. As you grieve your losses, you may wonder how you will afford to pay for a variety of aspects that continue to pile up against you. Families should never have to stand alone after an accident that is not your fault. Luckily, with a wrongful death attorney by your side, you will be able to work toward the compensation you deserve.
At Ricci Law Firm Injury Lawyers, PA, our personal injury attorneys understand how difficult it can be to lose somebody you love in a horrific accident. The aftermath of a car accident can be incredibly overwhelming for those involved. Families may wonder how they can obtain compensation for a variety of aspects including medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering, funeral costs, and more. If you have lost somebody you love, please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in North Carolina at (252) 777-2222 for more information.
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