Cary, NC (October 1, 2020) – A woman was killed in a crash that took place on US 1 in Cary on Thursday, October 1st. The crash happened in the southbound lanes near the exit for U.S. Highway 64 and Tryon Road.
According to a report, the woman was operating a vehicle on US 1 when her car became disabled. As the car was sitting stationary on or near the roadway, it was struck from behind by a Jeep Cherokee. The woman, who has not been identified by police, was pronounced dead from injuries suffered in the collision. There were no other cars involved in the crash and there is no word on whether the driver of the Cherokee remained at the scene.
Traffic was stalled near the scene as motorists attempted to get by the accident. Motorists were diverted and urged to find an alternate route of travel if possible.
There is no additional information at this time. An investigation into the accident remains ongoing and it is not clear if charges will be filed.
Our most sincere condolences are with the victim’s family following this tragic car accident in Cary.
Fatal Car Accidents in North Carolina
According to statistics from the North Carolina Department of Transportation, there were 1,472 fatal car accidents in North Carolina in 2018. In addition, nearly 80,000 people were injured, many of them seriously, when they were involved in accidents throughout our state. A North Carolina car accident can have very serious, long-term consequences for both victims and their families. These accidents, which are frequently caused by negligent drivers, can result in broken bones, head trauma, spinal cord injuries, and death in the worst-case scenario.
When you or your family have been affected by a crash, it is important to seek an attorney who can advise you of your legal rights and help you obtain the compensation that you deserve. There is nothing more devastating than the sudden loss of a loved one in a car accident. While there is no amount of money that will bring your relative back, the compensation that you receive can help cover the unexpected financial expenses that you are facing as you seek justice for the negligent actions of another motorist.
At Burton Law Firm, we help victims and their families who have been affected by crashes throughout the Triangle region. Raleigh wrongful death lawyer Jason M. Burton has served the citizens of our community for more than 8 years. During that time, we have recovered more than 40 million dollars in total compensation for our clients. Our record of proven success is built on a commitment to justice and preparing our clients’ cases to the fullest extent possible. We will have your back every step of the way as you move forward along the path to recovery.
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