Archdale, NC (November 25, 2020) – Police in Archdale have identified the victim of a hit-and-run crash that took place last week. The accident occurred on Friday, November 20th on Main Street near the Guil-Rand Fire Department.
According to the Archdale Police Department, 57-year-old Edwin Shane Riley was driving a vehicle on Main Street when his car was struck by a vehicle driven by 32-year-old Brandy Nicole Woods of Randleman. Woods fled the scene immediately after the accident. Riley was treated by medical personnel but later succumbed to his injuries. Following an investigation, police located Woods. She was arrested and charged with one count of involuntary manslaughter, one county of felony hit-and-run, reckless driving, driving while license revoked, failure to maintain lane control, and possession of drug paraphernalia
There is no word on how the crash occurred at this time. Anyone with additional information is asked to contact the Archdale Police Department or Crimestoppers.
We would like to offer our most sincere condolences to the family of Edwin Shane Riley in the aftermath of this fatal car accident in Archdale.
Hit-and-Run Crashes in North Carolina
According to the most recent statistics, there are nearly 300,000 car accidents reported each year in North Carolina. Among these crashes, approximately 80,000 people will suffer injuries and approximately 1,500 will tragically lose their lives. Hit-and-run crashes make up a significant portion of all reported North Carolina car accidents. A hit-and-run accident is often a very dangerous and devastating event for the victim and their families. This is because the injuries sustained are frequently serious in nature and can have long-term and catastrophic consequences.
After a hit-and-run crash, you are no doubt experiencing a range of emotions, including anger, frustration, and sadness. If you have lost a loved one in the crash, your emotions are magnified due to the situation. There is certainly nothing more heartbreaking or devastating than the loss of a family member in a car accident in North Carolina. Hit-and-run accidents can make the situation even more complicated. You will need an attorney who has experience handling the legal issues that arise with these types of crashes.
At Burton Law Firm, North Carolina car accident attorney Jason M. Burton has the needed skills and experience to ensure a positive outcome to your case. Mr. Burton has handled all types of accident claims throughout our state and knows what must be done to protect your rights. You should not settle for less than what you deserve when you have suffered a loss at the hands of a negligent motorist.
We will fight to protect your rights during your time of greatest need. Our firm provides a free consultation and case evaluation to all potential and prospective clients. We also work on a contingency fee basis so you will not pay us anything until we obtain a recovery on your behalf. To schedule your appointment with a member of our team, please reach out to us by contacting us via the link on our website or give us a call at (833) 623-0042.
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