Kannapolis, NC (October 21, 2023) – A tour bus crash reported in Kannapolis on Friday claimed one person’s life. The incident occurred at around 1:30 p.m. on October 20.
According to the North Carolina Department of Transportation, a multi-vehicle accident, which included a tour bus, blocked multiple lanes on the southbound side of Interstate 85 during the afternoon hours. Authorities arrived at the scene and located the damaged vehicles near mile marker 63 near the area of Lane Street.
One person involved in the crash sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased by authorities.
The North Carolina Department of Transportation reported that authorities remained at the scene for several hours as they worked to remove the damaged vehicles and investigate. Investigations into the crash are ongoing.
Our sympathies go out to the family of the victim who died in this collision.
Fatal Auto Accidents in North Carolina
Fatal accidents are often devastating and incredibly difficult to deal with. Unfortunately, more than 1700 people die as a result of automobile accidents in our state each year. There are many instances where innocent people die due to the reckless actions of others. Common causes of fatal collisions include drivers who are speeding, distracted, and even impaired. These accidents often leave families struggling to move on.
After losing a loved one in a fatal accident, you can pursue a wrongful death claim against the person who is responsible. A wrongful death lawsuit is initiated to pursue compensation for survivors who have endured the emotional anguish, trauma, and financial strain brought upon their family as a result of the untimely loss of a loved one due to the actions or conduct of another.
The damages that you can recover may include funeral expenses, medical bills, and various financial losses incurred. In certain instances, this legal action can also seek reparation for the grief and the absence of companionship experienced by those affected. It is in your best interest to reach out to a Kannapolis wrongful death lawyer as soon as possible. Your attorney will listen to the details of the accident in a free consultation and advise you and your family on the best path forward in terms of seeking compensation and holding the negligent party accountable for your untimely loss.
At Ted Greve & Associates, PA, our team is dedicated to achieving justice for families who have lost a loved one in a fatal accident. We understand the pain and suffering that comes with such a loss, and we are committed to providing exceptional service and support to our clients during this difficult time. Our results-driven approach and unwavering commitment to excellence have earned us recognition from prestigious groups like the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. If you have suffered the devastating loss of a loved one due to someone else’s negligence, we are here to help.
Contact us for a free consultation at (800) 693-7833, and let us fight passionately on behalf of your family’s future financial needs.