Guilford Co., NC – One Killed in Crash on I-40 W near NC-68

Guilford Co., NC – One Killed in Crash on I-40 W near NC-68

Guildford Co., NC (May 25, 2024) – A fatal rollover accident reported on Monday in Greensboro claimed one person’s life while leaving a second victim severely injured. The collision occurred at around 10:15 a.m. on May 20.

According to reports, a red 1998 Ford Explorer was heading westbound on Interstate 40 during the morning hours. For reasons unknown, the vehicle collided with a white 2022 Toyota Tacoma near North Carolina 68. One person involved in the accident, identified as 47-year-old Crystal Galvan, was fatally injured in the crash. She was pronounced deceased at the scene. 70-year-old Lee Forbes Jr. was severely hurt in the crash. He was flown by helicopter to Wake Forest Baptist Hospital for emergency care. The driver of the Toyota was treated at the scene for minor injuries. At this time, the incident is under investigation.

We offer our sympathies to the family of Crystal Galvan.

Fatal Accidents in North Carolina

Guilford Co., NC – One Killed in Crash on I-40 W near NC-68Fatal car accidents in North Carolina are a tragic reality that leaves families devastated. Understanding the common causes behind these accidents is essential for promoting road safety and preventing future tragedies. Some common causes of these accidents include:

  • Distracted Driving: Not paying attention to the road ahead due to phones or other distractions while driving can lead to deadly crashes.
  • Speeding: Exceeding the posted speed limit increases the risk of losing control of a vehicle and crashing.
  • Impaired Driving: Driving a vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs can severely compromise a person’s ability to maintain control.
  • Reckless Driving: Engaging in aggressive and dangerous driving behaviors increases the likelihood of deadly collisions.
  • Failure to Obey Traffic Laws: Disregarding traffic signals and signs can cause vehicle collisions that ultimately take the lives of innocent people.

Families who have lost a loved one in a fatal car accident can pursue justice through wrongful death claims. By seeking legal guidance, families can navigate the complex legal process and hold responsible parties accountable for their negligence. Damages that can be recovered include:

  • Medical Expenses
  • Funeral and Burial Costs
  • Loss of Income
  • Pain and Suffering
  • Loss of Consortium
  • Property Damage

At Ted Greve & Associates, we understand the pain and suffering that follows the unexpected loss of a family member in a fatal car accident. Led by Dr. Ted Greve, our experienced legal team is dedicated to fighting for justice on behalf of those who have suffered such losses due to negligence. If you have experienced the tragedy of losing a loved one in a fatal collision, we encourage you to reach out to our compassionate North Carolina wrongful death lawyers at (800) 693-7833 for a complimentary case evaluation. Together, we can work towards achieving closure and securing rightful compensation during this challenging time. Contact us today to start your journey towards justice and healing.