Lumberton, NC – Teen Killed in I-95 Crash near MM 13

Lumberton, NC – Teen Killed in I-95 Crash near MM 13

Lumberton, NC (December 20, 2023) – A 17-year-old lost his life as a result of an automobile accident on Tuesday morning in the Lumberton area. Authorities were dispatched to the scene of the accident at around 3:10 a.m. on December 19.

Reports from the Lumberton Police Department show that a vehicle collision occurred on Interstate 95 during the early morning hours. A 2009 Honda involved in the crash went off the roadway near mile marker 13. The driver of the vehicle was ejected. The victim sustained severe injuries and ended up passing away. A passenger in the vehicle, identified as 18-year-old Kiersten Oxendine, was severely injured. The victim was airlifted to a local medical facility for emergency care. At this time, the incident is under investigation.

We hope Kiersten Oxendine recovers quickly.

We offer our sympathies to the family of the teen killed in this crash.

Fatal Car Accidents in North Carolina

Lumberton, NC – Teen Killed in I-95 Crash near MM 13Dealing with the unexpected loss of a loved one can be incredibly challenging. Unfortunately, fatal car crashes are the cause of countless deaths across our state each year. After experiencing the loss of a loved one, your family has the opportunity to file a wrongful death claim against the responsible party. This type of legal action can help you recover financial compensation for many of the damages you face. Some of the damages you can request compensation for include:

  • Funeral and burial costs: It is important that your family has the financial resources needed to cover the cost of funeral arrangements for your loved one. A wrongful death claim can help you obtain money for funeral and burial expenses to ease some of the stress you face.
  • Lost wages: After losing a loved one, your family may experience a significant loss in financial resources. If your loved one was the breadwinner for the family, you can request compensation to alleviate the impact that your family faces from lost wages.
  • Medical expenses: If your loved one incurred any medical expenses prior to their passing, you have the opportunity to seek compensation to alleviate the costs that you face for any related medical expenses from the time of the accident to the time that your loved one passed away.

To ensure you have the best chance of getting justice, it is imperative that you seek legal representation from a wrongful death lawyer right away. Your attorney will be able to build a case on your behalf and fight for the maximum possible compensation.

At Ted Greve & Associates, our car accident lawyers understand how difficult it can be to deal with the loss of a loved one. Our dedicated team of attorneys is committed to providing effective and compassionate representation to help our clients obtain the full and fair compensation they deserve. We believe in fighting for justice for those who have been impacted by another motorist’s negligence so that families can find peace of mind knowing they have the support they need to move forward during this difficult time. If you have lost a loved one due to an accident caused by someone else’s actions, please do not wait to reach out to us at (800) 693-7833 for a free case evaluation. We are here to provide guidance, support, and aggressive representation every step of the way.