Montgomery Co., NC (December 27, 2023) – An 18-year-old girl lost her life as a result of an automobile accident that occurred on Saturday evening in Montgomery County. The crash took place just after 7:30 p.m. on December 23.
According to reports from the North Carolina State Highway Patrol, authorities were in pursuit of a Chevrolet Camaro for speeding while traveling on Albemarle Road. The vehicle fled the scene, prompting a police chase. As the vehicle proceeded down North Carolina Highway 134, it struck a Mustang, which was turning into a driveway. Authorities confirmed that the driver of the Camaro crossed over the center line before striking the vehicle.
The driver of the Mustang, identified as a 17-year-old girl, was airlifted and flown to an area hospital with serious injuries. In 18-year-old passenger, identified as Raegon Blackmon, was rushed to an area hospital, where she passed away from her injuries. The driver of the Camaro, identified as 22-year-old Detavius Legrand, and his passenger were both seriously injured. The two victims were transported by ambulance to area hospitals. At this time, the crash is under investigation by the Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office.
We hope the injured victims recover quickly following this crash.
We offer our sympathies to the family of the teen killed in this crash.
Fatal Car Accidents in North Carolina
The loss of a loved one can be incredibly difficult to deal with. Unfortunately, more than a thousand people die as a result of fatal crashes across our state each year. Many of the accidents that take place on our roadways are preventable and a result of negligent and reckless drivers. Drivers who do not operate their vehicles safely continue to cause harm to innocent people day after day. In many cases, families often struggle to move forward and deal with the overwhelming consequences that fatal collisions bring.
When faced with the heartbreaking loss of a loved one, it is important to have a knowledgeable and skilled wrongful death lawyer by your side. With their experience and guidance, you can be assured that they will fight for justice and seek compensation for the damages caused by an accident. Your attorney will guide you through this difficult time and help you receive the closure and support that your family needs.
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