Clayton, NC (January 13, 2021) – On Wednesday evening, January 13, a man was killed following a fatal crash that took place in Clayton.
Police confirmed that the accident involved multiple vehicles and took place on Buffalo Road near the area of Rainbow Canyon Road. The accident happened when an SUV and a small mail truck collided head-on with each other due to reasons that are not fully known.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene of the accident. The driver of the SUV, identified as 59-year-old Francis Hapin Jr., was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. The driver of the mail truck was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.
A portion of the roadway was blocked in the area until police were able to clear the scene.
No further details have been released. The investigation remains ongoing.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Fatal Accidents in North Carolina
Every year, thousands of victims are killed as a result of North Carolina car accidents. These accidents occur in the blink of an eye when drivers are not paying close attention to the roads around them. Some of the most common reasons for fatal collisions happen due to reasons like distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, and more. If you have suffered the enormous loss of a loved one following a collision, it is crucial that you seek the help of an accident attorney in your time of need.
North Carolina car accidents happen in the blink of an eye due to the reckless acts of others. As you grieve the loss of your loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to keep up with the bills that pile up against you. Nobody should ever have to stand alone after they have lost someone they love in a fatal crash. It is important that you act quickly to retain the help of a North Carolina wrongful death attorney in your time of need.
At Ricci Law Firm Injury Lawyers, PA, our skilled accident attorneys have aggressively fought to protect the rights of those who have lost loved ones in North Carolina car accidents. We understand how traumatic a collision can be, especially when it has caused you to lose somebody close to you. Our attorneys can assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for aspects 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 to find out how we can assist you.
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