Perquimans Co., NC (January 6, 2024) – Emergency crews out of Perquimans County were called to the scene of a fatal accident that took place early Saturday morning. Calls for assistance came in at around 12:10 a.m. on January 6.
Reports from the North Carolina State Highway Patrol indicate that a collision involving vehicles took place on Drinking Hole Road during the early morning hours. Authorities arrived at the scene and located two injured victims. The Perquimans County EMS rendered aid to the victims on-site. Nightingale air ambulance crew responded to transport one of the victims to a local hospital for emergency medical treatment. The second victim was pronounced deceased at the scene due to their injuries. The North Carolina State Highway Patrol is currently investigating the incident.
We hope the injured victim recovers quickly.
Our sympathies go out to the family of the victim who died in this crash.
Fatal Car Accidents in North Carolina
Fatal accidents are often devastating to deal with. Unfortunately, these incidents take the lives of tens of thousands of people across the United States each year. In our state, we see far too many people die as a result of fatal collisions that are entirely preventable. When drivers engage in reckless actions, such as speeding or driving while impaired, they can cause devastating accidents that ultimately take the lives of innocent people.
After losing loved ones and fatal collisions, families can file wrongful death claims to recover damages. Some of the damages you can recover compensation for include:
- Funeral and burial expenses
- Loss of companionship
- Loss of guidance
- Pain and suffering
- Property damage
- Lost income and inheritance
To ensure you have the best chance of recovering the maximum possible compensation for these and other damages that you face during this difficult time, it is vital that you seek legal representation from a wrongful death lawyer as soon as possible. Your attorney will be able to build a strong case on your behalf and fight to ensure that the person who caused the death of your loved one is held accountable.
Losing a loved one is an incredibly difficult experience, and we at Ted Greve & Associates understand the pain and grief that comes with it. That’s why we are dedicated to providing compassionate and effective legal representation for families who have lost a loved one in a car accident caused by another driver’s negligence. We strive not only to obtain full and fair compensation for our clients but also to help them find peace of mind as they navigate through such a challenging time. If you have suffered such a loss, please do not hesitate to reach out to our skilled legal team by calling (800) 693-7833 for a free case evaluation. Our team of dedicated legal advocates is here to support you every step of the way on your journey towards justice and closure.