Raleigh, NC (January 2, 2022) – One person was killed in a fatal car accident on a roadway in Raleigh that happened on Sunday, January 2.
According to Raleigh officials, the accident happened at 6:52 a.m. in the morning at 10425 Sauls Road. Several vehicles were traveling in the area when two or more collided with each other due to reasons that are not entirely known. One of the vehicles immediately caught on fire. The vehicles involved in the accident were badly damaged as a result.
Several responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were dispatched to the scene. One victim was trapped inside their vehicle and had to be extricated by fire crews. The victim, who has not yet been identified, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Due to the severity of the crash, the roadway was blocked in the area of Jordan Road and Mountain Laurel Drive. Police worked to quickly clear the scene.
No further details have been released. The investigation into the accident remains ongoing.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Fatal Accidents in North Carolina
Hundreds of lives are lost as a result of fatal car accidents every month in the state of North Carolina. In fact, in just 2020 alone, it was reported that approximately 1,506 people lost their lives in fatal car accidents within the state. These accidents can typically be prevented but continue to occur due to the reckless acts of others. After losing a loved one, families tend to feel alone and confused. The overwhelming grief that you feel is completely natural, especially when you know that another party is at fault for your loved one’s accident. Having a committed attorney on your side during these challenging times can be incredibly beneficial.
When the carelessness of another party leads to the death of your loved one, you may find that you can bring a successful wrongful death claim. This is especially true if you are the spouse, child, or another dependent of the loved one. Though no amount of compensation can undo the death of your loved one, it can help you move forward in other ways. As you grieve your losses, you should never have to worry about how you will pay the bills that continue to pile up. It is crucial that you speak with a skilled Raleigh wrongful death attorney that you can trust at this time.
Raleigh Wrongful Death Attorneys
After you have lost a loved one in an accident, our attorneys at Ricci Law Firm, PA are here to help you move forward. You should never have to face the financial burdens of a fatal accident on your own. Our attorneys will help you bring a claim on behalf of a loved one for compensation that will cover the following:
• Medical expenses
• Funeral expenses
• Lost income
• Loss of companionship
• Pain and suffering
You should never have to stand alone as you bring a wrongful death claim. Please contact an accident attorney in Raleigh at (252) 777-2222 to find out how we can assist you.
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