Asheville, NC (October 21, 2023) – The Asheville Police Department confirmed that 46-year-old Jason Matthew Perry lost his life as a result of a fatal accident that occurred on Wednesday.
On October 18, the police and firefighters were called to the scene of an accident on Sweeten Creek Road. According to officials, a northbound motorcycle was involved in a collision on the roadway during the evening hours. A passing motorist, identified as Perry, stopped to provide assistance to the victim at the scene.
For reasons unknown, another vehicle traveling southbound struck Perry. He suffered fatal injuries due to the accident and was pronounced dead at the scene by responding officers.
At this time, the Asheville Police Department is investigating.
We offer our sympathies to the family of Jason Matthew Perry.
Fatal Auto Accidents in North Carolina
Fatal accidents in North Carolina claimed the lives of more than 1700 people in 2022 alone. That year, our state ranked as the number eight deadliest state in the country for traffic-related fatalities. Unfortunately, many deadly car crashes are caused by careless and reckless drivers.
Fatal accidents that take place across North Carolina are often caused by drivers who are speeding, running red lights, or distracted. Unfortunately, negligent and careless actions can have serious consequences for innocent people sharing the road.
If you have lost a loved one as a result of a fatal collision, your family may have legal options to recover compensation. Seeking guidance from an Asheville wrongful death lawyer can help to ensure you are better positioned to get justice.
After losing a loved one, you can file a wrongful death claim to seek compensation for various damages you face. If your loved one was the breadwinner for the family, you can request lost earning capacity for the wages that your family has been deprived of. You can also request to be reimbursed for funeral expenses, burial fees, and loss of consortium. It is in your best interest to seek guidance from our legal team right away to ensure you have the best chance of protecting your rights and holding the negligent driver accountable. Your attorney will be able to gather evidence on your behalf as you focus on your family and the road ahead.
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If you or someone you know has suffered this devastating loss, we want to help. Contact us today for a free consultation at (800) 693-7833 and let us help you navigate through this difficult time.