Durham, NC – One Killed, Two Injured in Car Accident at Cole Mill & Quail Ridge Rds

Durham, NC (March 10, 2021) – On Saturday evening, March 6, one person was killed and two more victims sustained serious injuries in a collision in Durham.

According to officers with the Durham Police Department, 19-year-old Omar Vargas, of Durham, was driving a 2002 Buick Century around 5:00 p.m. when the car crossed a yellow line on Cole Mill Road near Quail Ridge Road, ran off the road, and struck a tree.

Vargas was transported to the hospital, where he died. Two passengers in the car, an 18-year-old woman and a 19-month-old child, also sustained serious injuries and were transported to the hospital.

Investigators said the events leading up to the collision are unclear, and the current conditions of the two victims are unknown.

The investigation is ongoing at this time.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Omar Vargas. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.

Fatal Car Accidents in North Carolina

Durham, NC - One Killed, Two Injured in Car Accident at Cole Mill & Quail Ridge RdsEvery month, hundreds of victims are killed in fatal accidents in the state of North Carolina. In just one recent year’s time, it is estimated that approximately 1,396 people were killed in fatal accidents throughout the state. Though many of these accidents involve several parties, some are single-vehicle accidents. Most fatal collisions can be prevented. If you have lost someone you love in a fatal collision, it is important that you have the help of an attorney moving forward.

No amount of money can change the fact that a loved one’s life has been lost in a fatal crash. However, as you grieve the loss of a loved one, compensation can help you move forward in a variety of ways so that you do not have to deal with the stressful aftermath of a collision on your own. Fatal North Carolina car accidents can impact your life both financially and emotionally. If you have lost someone you love and you are unsure about where you can turn, you should speak with a skilled North Carolina wrongful death attorney.

At Ricci Law Firm, PA, our accident attorneys have aggressively fought to protect the rights of those who have lost loved ones in North Carolina car accidents. We will stand by your side and help you obtain compensation for a wide array of aspects. Our attorneys will help you work toward compensation for aspects such as medical bills, funeral costs, pain and suffering, and more. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in North Carolina at (252) 777-2222 to find out what options are available for you.

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