Hempstead, NC – One Person Killed in Fatal Accident on NC-17

Hempstead, NC (August 26, 2021) – Around 10:30 a.m. on Thursday morning, August 26, one person was killed in a fatal accident in Hempstead.

According to Highway Patrol officials, the accident happened in the northbound lanes of NC-17 around the area of Scotts Hill. Two vehicles were traveling in the area when they collided with one another. A pickup truck sustained front-end damage and a sedan was completely crushed in on its side with a door ripped off. The vehicles involved in the accident were towed from the scene.

Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were called to the scene to help those with injuries. One individual was so badly injured that they were pronounced dead at the scene. Another party was hospitalized, though their identity and condition are not yet known.

Due to the severity of the accident, the roadway was completely blocked for several hours. Police quickly worked to clear the scene.

The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Fatal Accidents in North Carolina 

8/26 Hempstead, NC – One Person Killed in Fatal Accident on NC-17Car accidents happen every single day in the state of North Carolina, some of which are minor and others that are incredibly severe in nature. Every month, hundreds of lives are lost in fatal accidents within the entire state. In just 2018 alone, it was reported that approximately 1,442 people were killed in fatal accidents due to the recklessness of others. Fatal accidents happen due to many different reasons including distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, and more. It is never easy to face the loss of a loved one whose life has been taken prematurely in a fatal accident. If you have suffered from these enormous losses, you should speak with an attorney that you can trust.

Losing a loved one in a fatal collision can leave you feeling alone and confused. Many families wonder what options they have as they move forward with a claim. As you are grieving the loss of your loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. If you have suffered from these losses you should never have to stand alone. Those who have suffered from a loss should have the help of a Hempstead wrongful death attorney on their side. See our proven track record of success representing those who have lost loved ones in accidents at www.riccilawnc.com.

Speaking with a North Carolina Wrongful Death Attorney 

Our attorneys at Ricci Law Firm, PA have aggressively fought to protect the rights of those who have lost loved ones in fatal accidents over the years. We understand how overwhelming a fatal car accident can be and offer both our knowledge and resources when you need them the most. Our attorneys can assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for aspects such as medical bills, funeral costs, pain and suffering, and more. We will stand by your side every step of the way so that you do not have to stand alone. If you have lost a loved one in an accident, please contact an accident attorney in North Carolina at (252) 777-2222 to find out how we can help you.

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