Fayetteville, NC (February 24, 2021) – Further details have been released after a fatal motorcycle accident occurred in Fayetteville on Tuesday evening.
An arrest has been made in connection to a crash that killed a motorcyclist and the motorcyclist has been identified, police say.
Carol James Allen, 65, of Fayetteville, was charged with felony hit-and-run after fleeing the scene of the fatal crash. Police said the driver of a 2003 Suzuki GSX-R6000 motorcycle, identified as 24-year-old Justice Shapson Ferreira, lost control of the motorcycle, fell, and slid into oncoming lanes of travel.
After falling, Allen hit Ferreira with his 2006 Toyota Camry on Morganton Road, near Evanston Street, and left the scene. He was arrested on Wednesday, per reports from local officers.
No further details have been released, and the investigation continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Justice Shapson Ferreira at this time.
Motorcycle Accidents in North Carolina
Motorcycle accidents are known for being some of the most severe accidents on our roads due to the fact that they involve some of the most vulnerable parties. According to statistics released by the North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles, approximately 4,269 motorcycle accidents took place in one recent year due to the reckless acts of others. Out of these accidents, over 106 people were killed. If you have lost somebody you love in a motorcycle accident, you may wonder what options are available for you.
Many families wonder how they will move forward after losing a loved one in a North Carolina motorcycle accident. As you grieve the loss of your loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay for the bills that pile up against you. In one recent year, over 160 people were killed in motorcycle accidents and many others were hospitalized with serious injuries. If you have suffered these losses, you should seek the immediate help of a wrongful death attorney in North Carolina.
At Ricci Law Firm Injury Lawyers, PA, our accident attorneys are here to help you after you have suffered the immense loss of a loved one. We understand how devastating these losses can be and offer our help to you when you need it the most. Our attorneys will help you work toward compensation for a wide array of financial aspects in your time of need. Please contact a North Carolina accident attorney at (252) 777-2222 to find out what options are available for you at this time.
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