Kannapolis, NC (November 20, 2020) – On Thursday afternoon, November 19, a woman was killed in a fatal collision in Kannapolis.
Police confirmed that a FedEx van was headed south on the Kannapolis Parkway when a vehicle tried to cross the southbound lanes. The two vehicles collided with each other, leading to extensive damages.
Fire crews had to cut open the passenger vehicle, which ran off the roadway and smashed into a tree following the accident. The driver, identified as Stacy Riggins, was rescued from her vehicle. She was taken to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead as a result of her injuries.
The driver of the FedEx van, who has not yet been identified, was injured but is expected to be okay.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Fatal Accidents in North Carolina
Every year, thousands of people are killed as a result of North Carolina accidents. North Carolina roads are dangerous and an area where many different types of collisions occur, including those caused by DRIVER DISTRACTIONS, drunk driving, speeding, and more. If you have suffered from immense losses as a result of a fatal accident, you and your family have many rights and options moving forward. It is imperative that you have the help of an attorney by your side.
In one recent year’s time, it was estimated that approximately 1,396 people were killed as a result of vehicle collisions in North Carolina. Many families wonder where they will turn after they have lost a loved one due to an accident. As you are grieving the loss of your loved one, you may wonder what financial aspects you will be able to obtain. Facing the legal system on your own is something that does not always come easily and can leave you in a difficult position. You should always be prepared to speak with a North Carolina wrongful death attorney during these challenging times.
At Ricci Law Firm Injury Lawyers, PA, our accident attorneys have dedicated our lives to assisting those who have lost loved ones in fatal crashes throughout the state of North Carolina. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling on both financial and emotional levels after you have lost someone you love in an accident. We will help you work toward an array of damages including medical expenses, funeral costs, pain and suffering, and so much more. You have options in your time of need. Please contact an accident attorney in North Carolina at (252) 777-2222 to find out how we can help you.
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