Charlotte, NC – CFD Confirms Firefighter Killed in Crash on I-485

Charlotte, NC – CFD Confirms Firefighter Killed in Crash on I-485

Charlotte, NC (January 26, 2024) – The Charlotte Fire Department confirmed that Capt. Tony Moore was struck and killed by a vehicle on Wednesday evening, January 24. The accident occurred at approximately 7:30 p.m.

According to reports provided by the North Carolina State Highway Patrol, a three-vehicle collision took place on Interstate 485 near mile marker 43 at Highway 51. The involved vehicles were moved to the median as emergency crews arrived. Moore was assisting at the scene when he was struck by a Chevrolet pickup truck. He suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead while on site. At this time, the incident is being investigated.

We offer our condolences to the family of Tony Moore at this time.

Fatal Auto Accidents in North Carolina

Charlotte, NC – CFD Confirms Firefighter Killed in Crash on I-485Fatal accidents occur far too often in our state. In fact, hundreds of people lose their lives annually. Far too often, fatal collisions are a result of drivers who are reckless and negligent. When drivers do not operate their vehicles safely, it can have devastating consequences for everyone in the area. Some common factors in fatal collisions across our state include:

  • Inexperienced drivers
  • Mechanical failures
  • Reckless driving
  • Tailgating
  • Passing stop signs
  • Speeding

Regrettably, these actions often take the lives of innocent people nearby. After experiencing the loss of a loved one in a fatal collision, families have the ability to seek financial compensation from the person who caused the accident to occur. Some of the damages that you may be able to recover following the loss of a loved one include:

  • Loss of consortium
  • Funeral costs
  • Burial Costs
  • Property damage
  • Medical expenses
  • Legal fees
  • Loss of earning capacity

Seeking legal guidance from a wrongful death lawyer as soon as possible is vital. Your attorney will be able to get started on building your case right away to ensure your family has the best chance of getting justice in holding the negligent party accountable.

At Ted Greve & Associates, P.A., our team remains dedicated to helping bereaved families get justice and hold negligent drivers accountable. Our seasoned personal injury lawyers will work tirelessly to ensure you receive the compensation you deserve for your losses. With over two decades of experience in handling wrongful death cases, you can rest assured knowing that our team will do everything in our power to ensure you are able to get justice. We are fully committed to providing each client we represent personalized and compassionate support throughout the legal process. If you or someone you know has been affected by a fatal car accident, please do not hesitate to reach out to our personal injury law firm for a free consultation at (800) 693-7833. Let our team protect you during this very difficult time.