Burlington, NC (December 21, 2020) – A man from Whitsett was killed in a crash that took place on Sunday in Burlington. The crash was reported just before 6:00 p.m on U.S. Highway 70.
The Burlington Police Department, Burlington Fire, Department, and Alamance County EMS all responded to the crash scene. According to reports, the collision involved three vehicles. Police say that 23-year-old Brandon Jeffrey Schronce was killed when his 1996 Honda Civic struck a delivery van. At this time, officials believe that Schronce’s car was struck by a third vehicle which caused him to lose control of his vehicle and crash into the delivery van.
The driver of the third car and the delivery truck have not been identified at this time. There is no word on whether any other injuries were sustained in the crash. The road remained closed for approximately five hours as investigators worked at the scene. No additional details are available.
Anyone with information regarding this accident is asked to contact the Burlington Police Department.
We would like to offer our thoughts and condolences to the family of Brandon Schronce following this tragic crash in Burlington.
Fatal Car Accidents in North Carolina
Serious and fatal car accidents take place on North Carolina’s roadways each day. According to the most recent statistics, there 1,470 people killed in North Carolina car accidents in 2019. This number was up slightly over the year before as our state also saw more reported crashes. Each year, the traffic volume and congestion continue to increase in North Carolina. Along with this increase will come a higher volume of accidents, injuries, and ultimately fatalities. Sadly, many crash victims will be killed through no fault of their own when they come into contact with a negligent driver.
A fatal car accident in North Carolina can be one of the most devastating experiences for a family. Losing a loved one in a crash is so sudden and unexpected and can cause tremendous pain and grief. While your future may seem hopeless, it is important to remember that you could have certain legal rights following the accident. Under North Carolina law, family members may be entitled to bring a wrongful death claim when their loved one has been killed as the direct result of someone else’s negligence.
Wrongful death claims are very complicated and should only be attempted by a lawyer who has knowledge and experience in this area. A wrongful death attorney in North Carolina should be familiar with the law and the procedure for handling these claims. At Burton Law Firm we bring a tremendous amount of experience to assist with your case. For more than eight years, we have served clients throughout the Triangle region and across our state when they are facing some of the most difficult times of their lives. We will ensure that you make it through and that you receive the justice you deserve.
Our firm is here for you at any time. We offer free consultations and case evaluations to all potential and prospective clients. To schedule your appointment with a member of our team, please contact us via the link on our website or give us a call at (833) 623-0042.
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