Lumberton, NC (December 25, 2023) – A fatal collision took place on Saturday afternoon in Lumberton that claimed one person’s life. On December 23, authorities were called to the scene of an automobile collision that occurred on Howell Road.
Crash investigations indicate that a vehicle collision took place on the roadway in the area near Rozier Siding Road. The force of the collision caused one of the vehicles to run off the roadway and collide with a road sign before coming to rest on the northbound shoulder. The second vehicle then ran off the road on the right side of the roadway and came to rest in a wooded area while facing eastbound.
One person involved in the crash was severely hurt. The victim, identified as Kathryn Appel Johnson, sustained fatal injuries due to the crash. She was pronounced deceased at the scene. The circumstances surrounding the accident are currently being investigated.
We offer our sympathies to the family of Kathryn Appel Johnson at this time.
Fatal Car Accidents in North Carolina
Statistics from 2022 show that more than 42,000 people died as a result of traffic accidents across the United States. More than 1000 accidents took place right here in North Carolina. We continue to see innocent people lose their lives as a result of fatal accidents caused by reckless and negligent drivers. When drivers are speeding, impaired, or distracted, it can have devastating consequences for other motorists nearby.
The unfortunate truth is that fatal accidents often have far-reaching consequences. Families often struggle to move forward and deal with the overwhelming mental, emotional, and financial impacts that these accidents bring.
It is undeniable that the loss of a loved one as a result of a motor vehicle accident is an incredibly difficult experience, and dealing with financial burdens only adds to the pain. Seeking help from a wrongful death lawyer can provide your family with much-needed support and resources during this challenging time. With their specialized knowledge and experience in cases like yours, they can fight for the compensation you deserve, helping to ease some of the financial stress so that you can focus on healing and honoring your loved one’s memory.
At Ted Greve & Associates, we understand the immense emotional and financial toll of losing a loved one due to someone else’s negligence. Our team is committed to providing compassionate and thorough legal representation for those who have been affected by wrongful death. With our years of experience in personal injury law and membership in prestigious groups like the Million Dollar Advocates forum, you can trust us to fight tirelessly for your rights and rightful compensation. We also offer our services on a contingency fee basis, so you can focus on healing while we handle all legal costs. Don’t hesitate to contact us today at (800) 693-7833 for a consultation and let us help you seek justice during this difficult time.