Charlotte, NC (November 20, 2023) – One person has died following a motor vehicle accident in the Charlotte area on Saturday afternoon. The incident occurred at around 2:30 p.m. on November 18.
According to law enforcement reports, a collision between vehicles occurred on the northbound side of Interstate 85. The incident prompted officials to close off the roadway near Interstate 485 as they provided assistance.
The North Carolina Department of Transportation reported the closure of the roadway for around three hours as they assisted at the scene. At least one person sustained fatal injuries in the accident and was pronounced deceased. At this time, investigations into the crash are underway.
We offer our sympathies to the family of the victim killed in this crash.
Fatal Car Accidents in North Carolina
Every day, our state witnesses the devastating impact of fatal accidents. Despite their frequent nature, it is nearly impossible to prepare yourself for the sudden and unexpected impact these fatal accidents bring to one’s family. Regrettably, a substantial number of these fatal collisions take place due to driver negligence.
If you have lost a loved one due to the negligence of another motorist, your family should seek legal representation from a dedicated wrongful death lawyer right away. Your family may have the ability to seek compensation for some of the losses and damages you face. This can include compensation for:
- Pain and suffering
- Loss of companionship or consortium
- Funeral and burial costs
- Medical expenses
- Lost wages and future earnings
Seeking legal representation as soon as possible will provide your family with the best chance of getting the maximum possible compensation for these and other damages. A wrongful death lawyer will be able to help you seek justice and hold the negligent party accountable for the loss of your loved one.
Losing a loved one due to the negligence of another driver can be an incredibly difficult and emotional experience. At Ted Greve & Associates, we understand the pain and struggles that families face in these situations. That’s why our team is committed to providing effective and compassionate legal representation for those who have lost loved ones in car accidents. Our goal is not only to help our clients receive full and fair compensation but also to provide them with peace of mind as they move forward from this tragic event. If you’ve lost a loved one in a car accident, do not hesitate to contact us for a free case evaluation at (800) 693-7833 so we can discuss your options and support you during this challenging time.