Statesville, NC (November 12, 2020) – Around 5:45 a.m. on Thursday morning, November 12, two people were killed in a fatal accident in Statesville.
According to the North Carolina Highway Patrol, the accident took place on NC-115 around the area of Pisgah Church Road. A 1997 Ford Ranger was driving south on the roadway when it collided with a 2018 Jeep Wrangler in rainy conditions.
The driver of the Ford, who has since been identified as 23-year-old Dylan Lee Poole, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. The passenger in the Ford, identified as 23-year-old Jaime Marie Batcher, was also pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the Jeep, who has not yet been identified, was seriously injured and transported to Iredell Memorial Hospital for treatment of their injuries. Their condition is not currently known.
Due to the severity of the accident, the roadway was closed down in the area for four hours while police cleared the scene.
No further details have been released but the investigation into the accident continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the families of the deceased victims at this time.
Fatal Accidents in North Carolina
Fatal car accidents have been happening at higher rates than usual in the state of North Carolina in recent years. Car accidents are far more likely to lead to extensive damages and fatalities when they involve adverse weather conditions. Every year, thousands of people lose their lives to fatal accidents in the state of North Carolina. In fact, in just one recent year, it was determined that approximately 1,396 people were killed in these horrific accidents due to the negligence of others. If you have lost a loved one in a collision and wonder where you can turn, it is essential that you have an accident attorney on your side.
Every day, lives are lost throughout the state of North Carolina. Many fatal North Carolina car accidents happen due to reasons like driver distractions, drunk driving, speeding, fatigue, and more. When you believe that another party’s negligence has led to your loved one’s collision, you can move forward with a North Carolina wrongful death claim to ensure that your family’s rights are protected during these challenging times. Speaking with an attorney is one of the best decisions that you can make during these times.
At Ricci Law Firm Injury Lawyers, PA, our skilled and resourceful accident attorneys are dedicated to every aspect of your wrongful death claim as you navigate the legal system for the first time. We understand that you may be feeling overwhelmed during these difficult times and offer our help to you when you need it the most. Our attorneys can assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for a wide array of losses when you need it the most. Please contact an accident attorney in North Carolina at (252) 777-2222 to find out what options are available for you.
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