La Grange, NC (May 17, 2021) – On Sunday night, May 16, a child was killed in a fatal accident on a major roadway in La Grange.
According to the North Carolina State Highway Patrol, the accident happened on NC-903 when a driver lost control of their GMC Yukon. The vehicle went off the side of the road where it rolled several times.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene. A 2-year-old child was not in a safety seat and was thrown from the vehicle. They were pronounced dead at the scene. Police confirmed that there were six children in the vehicle who ranged anywhere from 2 to 10 years old.
The driver of the vehicle, identified as Christopher Harrell, was charged with DWI and felony death by vehicle.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Fatal Accidents in North Carolina
Rollover accidents are known for being some of the most traumatic accidents that occur on North Carolina roads every year. In just one recent year’s time, it is estimated that approximately 2% of car accidents were rollovers. This seems like a low percentage but it is important to note that many of these accidents are serious in nature, sometimes taking the lives of those involved. The aftermath of a fatal accident can impact many lives. Because of this, families are urged to seek immediate help from a legal advocate.
Losing a loved one in a North Carolina car accident might be one of the most devastating things that you have ever endured. As you grieve the unexpected loss of a loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. Suffering these losses can turn your life upside-down in the blink of an eye. Because of this, you should speak with a North Carolina wrongful death attorney that you can trust in your time of need.
Our attorneys at Ricci Law Firm, PA have aggressively fought to protect the rights of those who have lost loved ones in serious accidents. We understand how overwhelming a fatal crash can be on both emotional and financial levels. Our attorneys will help you work toward compensation to cover aspects such as medical expenses, funeral costs, pain and suffering, and so much more. We are here for you every step of the way when it comes to your claim. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in North Carolina at (252) 777-2222 for the help you deserve.
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