Winston-Salem, NC (January 9, 2021) – Around 11 p.m. on Friday night, January 8, a man was killed in a moped accident in Winston-Salem.
According to the Winston-Salem Police Department, the accident took place at 5000 University Parkway when a Honda and moped were driving south. For reasons that are not yet known, the Honda struck the rear of the moped.
The driver of the moped, identified as 62-year-old Amulfo Avellaned Antunez, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. The driver of the Honda, who was not injured, remained at the scene of the accident.
The roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time until police cleared the scene.
No further details have been released. The investigation into 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
Thousands of people are killed in fatal accidents throughout the state of North Carolina every year. Moped accidents are not as common as other accidents on our roads but, when they do occur, they are known for being incredibly devastating and traumatic. This is due to the fact that moped riders have no protection from harm when involved in an accident with a larger vehicle. If you have lost someone you love in a collision, it is important that you have the help of an attorney on your side.
It is never easy to face the loss of a loved one in an accident but this is the reality that hundreds of families face every year. As you grieve the loss of a loved one, you may wonder how you will move forward and obtain the compensation you deserve for financial aspects. It is important that you seek the help of a skilled and dedicated North Carolina wrongful death attorney so that you can find out what deadlines you will have to meet and what evidence is best in your claim.
Our knowledgeable North Carolina accident attorneys at Ricci Law Firm Injury Lawyers, PA are here to help you after you have suffered the loss of a loved one in a moped accident. Our attorneys understand how traumatic these times can be and will help you work toward compensation for medical expenses, funeral costs, pain and suffering, and so much more. If you have lost a loved one in a moped accident and you are unsure about where you can turn, please do not hesitate to contact a moped accident attorney in North Carolina at (252) 777-2222 as soon as possible.
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