Aberdeen, NC (July 12, 2021) – One person was killed and another suffered serious injuries following a single-vehicle crash in Aberdeen on Monday morning. The accident happened around 7:30 a.m. on US Highway 15-501.
According to the North Carolina State of Highway Patrol, a 2008 Chrysler minivan was traveling southbound on 15-501 near the intersection with Heflin Road. The driver was operating the van at a high rate of speed when he lost control and ran off the road, striking a tree. The driver was killed in the crash while a passenger sustained life-threatening injuries and was taken to UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill for treatment. Neither the driver nor the passenger have been identified at this time. The cause of the crash remains under investigation. There were no other injuries reported and no additional cars were involved in the collision.
No further details have been released.
Our thoughts and condolences are with those affected by this tragic car accident in Aberdeen.
Fatal Car Accidents in North Carolina
There is nothing more devastating than the loss of a loved one in a North Carolina car accident. This is true especially if your family member was killed due to the negligence of another motorist. Unfortunately, fatal car accidents take place each day across our states. These crashes occur on busy highways, rural roads, and city streets. Anyone who gets behind the wheel of a vehicle runs a risk of being injured in a crash. While some crashes are avoidable, many are not, and the prevalence of negligent drivers on our roadways ensures that many innocent victims will be affected by traffic accidents in our state.
If you or a loved one have been involved in a car accident in North Carolina, it is important to have a full understanding of your legal rights. While the crash will often have a major impact on your life, you should not make the mistake of handling your accident claim on your own or with an inexperienced attorney. The compensation that you receive after the crash is important to make sure that all of your expenses are covered. This includes medical bills, pain and suffering, loss of companionship, and more. While there is no amount of money that will replace the loss of a family member, your settlement can help cover all of the unexpected costs that arise during an unfortunate time.
At Burton Law Firm, we are here for you when you need us. We fight for the rights of innocent victims and their families when they have been affected by a negligent driver. From our office in Raleigh, we handle cases across our state. No matter where you are located, we can take your case and will fight to ensure you receive the full compensation to which you are entitled. Since 2012, we have recovered more than 40 million dollars for our clients.
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