Wendell, NC (June 7, 2021) – On Sunday evening, June 6, a driver was killed and others were injured in a fatal car accident in Wendell.
According to officials, the accident happened on I-87 around the area of the Wendell Falls Parkway. Two or more vehicles collided in the northbound lanes of traffic due to reasons that are not fully known. The vehicles involved in the crash were left with extensive damages as a result of the crash.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene. One of the drivers involved in the crash died at the scene due to traumatic injuries. Two passengers were left with serious injuries and rushed to local hospitals.
The northbound lanes of traffic were blocked in the area for an extended period of time.
No further details have been released but 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 victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Fatal Accidents in North Carolina
North Carolina sees a larger percentage of fatal car accidents every year than many other states within the U.S. Thousands of lives are taken as a result of fatal collisions every single year within the state. In just 2018 alone, it was reported that approximately 1,442 people were killed as a result of fatal accidents within the state. Many others were injured in these serious accidents. If you have lost somebody you love in a fatal collision, you have a variety of options. Families are urged to seek the help of an attorney that they can trust in their time of need.
Nobody ever expects to lose a loved one in a fatal North Carolina car accident. However, this is the reality that many families face every single year. As you grieve the unexpected loss of a loved one taken too soon in an accident, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. Families have a variety of options and should speak with a wrongful death attorney. See our proven track record of success representing those who have lost loved ones in accidents at www.riccilawnc.com.
The aftermath of a fatal crash can be a difficult thing to face, which is why our attorneys at Ricci Law Firm, PA are here to help you. We believe that you have many options under North Carolina law and should always have a legal advocate on your side after a fatal crash. 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 for more information on how we can help you.
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