Rowan Co., NC (November 27, 2023) – A fatal accident reported in Rowan County claimed one person’s life. The accident occurred during the early morning hours on Friday, November 24.
At around 4:50 a.m., emergency officials were notified that their assistance was needed on-site at a crash on Interstate 85. According to Rowan County Emergency Services, a sideswipe collision between two vehicles occurred on Interstate 85. The force of the collision caused the second vehicle to careen into a fire truck.
One person involved in the crash was fatally injured. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene by responding officers. No other injuries were reported as a result of this collision. The cause of the crash is currently under investigation.
We offer our sympathies to the family of the victim killed in this crash.
Fatal Car Accidents in North Carolina
Fatal collisions can be devastating. Unfortunately, more than 100 people die every day in fatal collisions across the United States. These accidents add up to tens of thousands of lives lost on roadways across our country. Many of these accidents can be attributed to some form of negligence. When drivers do not operate their vehicles safely, it can have life-changing consequences for everyone nearby.
The unfortunate truth is that many people lose their lives in preventable collisions. After enduring the loss of a loved one, entitled parties may be able to file wrongful death claims against those who are responsible. In general, the surviving spouse, surviving children, and parents of the deceased victim have the legal right to take action against the responsible party.
A wrongful death claim can help you recover compensation for funeral expenses, lost earning capacity, and a variety of other damages. Taking legal action as soon as possible after a fatal collision can provide you with the best chance of maximizing your recovery. Your attorney will be able to get started on your claim right away to ensure you have all of the evidence.
At Ted Greve & Associates, we believe that families should not have to suffer further after losing a loved one due to someone else’s negligence on the road. Our dedicated team of attorneys is committed to fighting for justice and fair compensation for our clients, understanding the emotional and financial toll that such a loss can bring. While nothing can replace the life of a loved one, receiving full and fair compensation can help provide some comfort in this difficult time. If you are dealing with the devastating effects of a wrongful death, contact our fatal accident lawyers today for support and aggressive representation. Let us handle the legal aspects so that you can focus on healing with your family. Contact us today at (800) 693-7833 for a free case evaluation.