Alamance Co., NC (January 31, 2024) – The North Carolina Highway Patrol responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident in Alamance County that claimed one person’s life. The incident occurred on January 29. According to official reports, an SUV was traveling south on Highway 87 when it collided head-on with a pickup truck.
The driver and passenger in the pickup truck were both seriously injured. The two victims were transported to the University of North Carolina Hospital in Chapel Hill for emergency treatment. One person involved in the accident, identified as 68-year-old Sheila Ranay Steele, sustained fatal injuries. She was pronounced deceased while at the scene. At this time, the North Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating the incident.
We hope the two people hurt in this crash recover quickly.
We offer our condolences to the family of Sheila Ranay Steele.
Fatal Car Accidents in North Carolina
Fatal accidents can be incredibly devastating for families to deal with. Regrettably, these accidents are reported every day in our state. There are many instances where head-on collisions take the lives of innocent people. This type of accident is more likely to cause severe injuries due to the force and location of the impact during the crash.
There are many reasons why we continue to see so many accidents occur in our states. Far too often, vehicle collisions are a result of negligence. Drivers who are under the influence, speeding, or engaging in reckless and negligent actions continue to have a devastating impact on innocent people traveling on our roads.
Losing a loved one in a fatal crash is an unimaginable tragedy that no family should have to endure. However, if such a devastating event does occur, it’s important for families to know their legal rights and options. Filing a wrongful death claim can provide financial relief for the damages and losses faced by the family. This type of legal action can help you get the money you need for funeral costs, burial expenses, lost earning capacity, and a variety of other damages you face. Seeking guidance from a wrongful death lawyer can help ensure that justice is served and the responsible party is held accountable for their actions.
Losing a loved one is a heartbreaking and devastating experience, especially when it could have been prevented. At Ted Greve & Associates, we are dedicated to supporting our clients during this difficult time by providing compassionate legal representation. Our team understands the emotional toll that comes with such a loss and will work tirelessly to seek justice for your loved one. While monetary compensation can never replace your loss, we will fight vigorously to secure the financial resources you need for any unexpected expenses. We are available 24/7 to listen to your needs and guide you through every step of your case. Contact us today at (800) 693-7833 for a free consultation and let us help you seek the justice your loved one deserves.