Charlotte, NC (May 26, 2020) – The Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department responded to the scene of a fatal crash on Tuesday, May 26th. The collision took place in the 5000 block of North Tryon Street.
According to officials, one person suffered fatal injuries as a result of the accident. The street was temporarily closed in both directions after the crash took place. Police were on scene for several hours conducting an investigation. There are no further details regarding the cause of the accident and it is unclear if anyone else was hurt.
An investigation is ongoing at this time.
We wish to extend our deepest sympathies to the family affected by this fatal accident in Charlotte.
Deadly Car Accidents in North Carolina
Since 2016, North Carolina has consistently averaged more than 1,400 fatal car accidents every year. Our major cities and metro areas have higher traffic volume and, consequently, drivers in these areas are at greater risk of being injured or killed in a crash. Charlotte averages more than 30,000 accidents per year. Approximately 100 people will lose their lives each year in Charlotte car accidents.
If your loved one has been killed in a North Carolina traffic crash, you may have important legal rights. Family members often wonder what they can do following a deadly accident. Under North Carolina law, it may be possible to file a wrongful death claim to recover various forms of compensation, including payment of funeral and medical costs, and the loss of society and companionship.
At Burton Law Firm, North Carolina wrongful death attorney Jason M. Burton has experience assisting citizens throughout our state. Mr. Burton has a passion for helping people achieve the justice they deserve following a devastating event in their lives.
For your free consultation, please give us a call any time at (833) 623-0042.
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