Asheville, NC – Man Killed in Crash on Smokey Park Hwy

Asheville, NC – Man Killed in Crash on Smokey Park Hwy

Asheville, NC (March 27, 2024) – A man lost his life as a result of a fatal accident that occurred in the Asheville area on Thursday evening, March 21.

According to official reports, a 2016 GMC Sierra truck was traveling eastbound on Smokey Park Highway. As the vehicle attempted to turn left onto Acton Circle, it collided with a Hyundai Accent sedan. The impact of the collision caused the Hyundai to collide with a 2010 Nissan Titan truck. The driver of the sedan, identified as 91-year-old Larry Gaither Brooks, was severely hurt in the crash.

Despite medical efforts, the victim passed away from his injuries while at the scene. Two additional victims were transported to Mission Hospital for emergency care. Authorities confirmed that the driver of the GMC, John Terrell Foulk, was arrested and is currently facing charges for failure to yield when making a left turn and misdemeanor death by motor vehicle. At this time, the incident is under investigation.

We hope the two people hurt in this accident recover quickly.

We offer our condolences to the family of Larry Gaither Brooks

Fatal Car Crashes in North Carolina

Asheville, NC – Man Killed in Crash on Smokey Park HwyThe loss of a loved one can be incredibly difficult to deal with. Unfortunately, more than 1000 people die due to fatal collisions in North Carolina every year. Far too often, these accidents are a result of negligence. This is particularly true when accidents occur at intersections.

We see many people lose their lives in fatal collisions at intersections due to drivers who fail to yield the right-of-way. When drivers do not yield to other vehicles, they can cause severe accidents that ultimately take the lives of innocent people. Other causes of accidents at intersections include drivers who run red lights, pass stop signs, or turn without looking. Unfortunately, any careless action can lead to a devastating accident. If you have lost a loved one due to a fatal collision, your family may have legal options that can help you move forward. Seeking help from a North Carolina wrongful death lawyer can help to ensure your rights and best interests are protected.

At Ted Greve & Associates, our team is dedicated to guiding and supporting families through the difficult process of personal injury or wrongful death cases. Our experience and track record demonstrate not only our commitment to obtaining successful outcomes for our clients but also our compassion towards their needs. We understand the toll that such situations can take on individuals and families, which is why we strive to provide personalized service and alleviate some of the burdens they may face. If you or a loved one has been affected by a personal injury or wrongful death, do not hesitate to reach out for a free consultation at (800) 693-7833. Let us help you seek justice and attain closure during this challenging time.