Pinetown, NC (October 22, 2020) – Around 6:30 a.m. on Wednesday morning, October 21, a woman was killed in a fatal accident in Pinetown.
According to Highway Patrol officials, the accident occurred in the eastbound lane of NC-264 around the area of Pungo Creek Road. A man was driving a vehicle with a trailer attached and tried to turn off of the roadway onto a path. He went past the roadway by accident. The man then put his vehicle into reverse, which is when the car was struck on the passenger’s side by another vehicle driven by an 81-year-old man from Belhaven.
The passenger in the first vehicle, identified as 75-year-old Marian Everett, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.
The 81-year-old driver in the second vehicle was immediately taken to Vidant Beaufort to be treated for minor injuries. Police have said that the driver is not facing any charges at this time.
Police continue their investigation into the circumstances of the collision.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Fatal Accidents in North Carolina
Far too many car accidents in North Carolina lead to fatalities every year. In just one recent year’s time, it is estimated that approximately 1,396 people were killed in accidents due to the recklessness of others. These accidents occur due to many different reasons including drunk driving, driver distractions, speeding, fatigue, and more. Nobody ever expects to lose somebody they love in an accident due to the negligence of another party but this is the tragic reality that hundreds of families face every single year. You do not have to stand alone if you have suffered due to these losses.
North Carolina car accidents happen every hour of the day in the state, some of which are minor and some that are incredibly severe. Losing somebody you love in an accident might be one of the most devastating things that you have ever endured. As you grieve the loss of your loved one, you should be prepared to face the legal system and all of the complications that come with it. Having a North Carolina wrongful death attorney by your side is one of the best decisions that you can make in your time of need. See our proven track record of success representing those who have lost loved ones in North Carolina at https://www.riccilawnc.com/results/.
Our attorneys at Ricci Law Firm, PA are here to help you through one of the most tragic moments in your life if you have suddenly lost a loved one due to a devastating car accident. We understand that there is nothing as overwhelming as finding out that a loved one has been taken from you in an accident that is not your fault. Our attorneys will work with you to help you obtain compensation for aspects like medical expenses your loved one incurred, funeral costs, pain and suffering, and so much more. If you have lost a loved one in an accident, 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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