Cary, NC (May 9, 2021) – Authorities released further details following a Tuesday afternoon motorcycle crash that occurred near an intersection in Cary, killing one man and seriously injuring another victim.
According to troopers with the North Carolina State Highway Patrol, the accident happened near SW Maynard Road and Old Apex Road. A motorcycle ridden by a man and woman collided with a car. The male motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene, and the woman was taken to the hospital in serious condition.
Police confirmed on Thursday that the woman has since died. The driver of the car, identified as 62-year-old Mark Abbott, was not hospitalized.
Abbott was arrested and charged with driving while impaired, felony death by vehicle, and felony causing serious injury by vehicle. The names of the motorcyclists have not been released, and the investigation remains ongoing.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the families of the deceased victims at this time.
Motorcycle Accidents in North Carolina
Motorcyclists are some of the most at-risk parties on our roads when it comes to accidents. This is vastly due to the fact that motorcyclists have no protection from harm when it involves other vehicles. Many lives are lost as a result of these accidents each year throughout the state of North Carolina. In just one year’s time, in fact, approximately 80% of motorcycle accidents led to death or injuries. If you have lost someone you love as a result of one of these accidents, it is important that you speak with an attorney in your time of need.
Losing a loved one in a North Carolina motorcycle accident can impact your life in a variety of ways, especially if the accident has happened unexpectedly. If you have suffered immense losses as a result of a fatal crash, it is important that you have the help of an attorney moving forward. As you grieve the loss of your loved one, an attorney will help you work toward financial compensation in your time of need. It is crucial that you speak with a North Carolina wrongful death attorney as soon as possible.
At Ricci Law Firm, PA, our skilled and compassionate accident attorneys have helped many victims of fatal crashes in the past. We will stand by you and your family as you navigate the legal system and work toward results. If you have suffered the loss of a loved one, we are here for you in your time of need. You may find that you are eligible for a wide array of losses such as medical expenses, funeral costs, pain and suffering, and so much more. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in North Carolina at (252) 777-2222 for more information.
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