Zebulon, NC (November 1, 2020) – Around 7:15 p.m. on Saturday night, October 31, a fatal head-on bicycle collision took place in Zebulon.
According to the North Carolina State Highway Patrol, the accident occurred when a bicycle and a minivan collided with each other. The 20-year-old bicyclist was headed north on Zebulon Road around the area of Fowler Road when a vehicle approached the bicyclist from behind.
The bicyclist immediately switched lanes after the vehicle came up behind it, moving into the southbound lane. A minivan was headed south and the bicycle collided head-on with the vehicle.
The vehicles remained at the scene of the accident but neither of the drivers was charged for the accident. The cyclist has not yet been formally identified.
Due to the severity of the accident, Zebulon Road was closed for approximately four hours.
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.
Bicycle Accidents in North Carolina
Because North Carolina tends to have favorable weather most of the year, many people choose bicycles as their mode of transportation each day within the state. This is why approximately 1,000 bicycle-related accidents occur every single year within the state. In just one year’s time, statistics show that approximately 20 bicyclists are killed as a result of bicycle-related accidents. Families may wonder where they can turn in their dire time of need after a fatal accident that is not their loved one’s fault. If you have suffered losses, it is essential that you speak with an accident attorney in your time of need.
Losing somebody you love in a bicycle accident might be one of the most difficult things that you and your family have ever endured. As you work toward financial damages in the midst of your accident, you have every right to take time to grieve your losses. Nobody should ever have to worry about how they will pay the bills that pile up after someone they love has unexpectedly been taken from them. If you have lost a loved one, you should always speak with a North Carolina wrongful death attorney in your time of need.
Our North Carolina accident attorneys at Ricci Law Firm Injury Lawyers, PA, are here to assist you after you have lost a loved one due to a bicycle accident. We understand how overwhelming it can be to lose somebody close to you and will stand by your side every step of the way as you navigate the legal system. Our attorneys can assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for aspects like medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, funeral costs, and more. If you have lost a loved one and wonder where you can turn, please contact a bicycle accident attorney in North Carolina at (252) 777-2222 to find out how we can help you.
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