Charlotte, NC (January 16, 2024) – Multiple law enforcement agencies and several helicopters responded to the scene of a major accident that occurred on Friday morning in Stanly County and claimed one person’s life. The less Stanly Fire Department responded to the crash at approximately 7:40 a.m. on January 12.
Official reports indicate that a car accident occurred in the 14,000 block of Liberty Hill Church Road. Three people became trapped inside of their vehicle as a result of the accident. Multiple firefighters responded to the scene to extricate the victims. Helicopters were requested to transfer the victims. However, two of the injured parties were transported by ambulance instead. One of the victims involved in the accident was fatally injured and later pronounced deceased. At this time, the North Carolina State Highway Patrol is investigating.
Our thoughts go out to everyone who has been affected by this fatal collision.
Fatal Car Crashes in North Carolina
Fatal 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
- Passing stop signs
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.