A call came into the Davidson County 911 Center just after 5:00 p.m. regarding the accident. Based on the details of the call, police were dispatched to the crash scene. When they arrived, officers discovered that two vehicles were involved in a serious crash near the town of Denton. Rescue workers arrived at the scene and began administering medical treatment to the injured victims. Two people were eventually pronounced dead as a result of injuries suffered in the crash. It is unclear what caused the accident to occur at this time. The names of the victims have not been released at this time.
The North Carolina State Highway Patrol is investigating the crash at this time and there is no word on whether any charges are expected to be filed. No additional information has been released.
We offer our most sincere condolences to the families of the victims following this tragic two-car accident in Davidson County.
Fatal Car Accidents in North Carolina
In 2018, there 273,405 crashes involving passenger vehicles in North Carolina, and 866 people were sadly killed in these accidents with nearly 82,000 injuries reported. Each North Carolina car accident must be carefully investigated by authorities in order to determine the cause. Police will take measurements and photographs of the crash scene, and will interview any witnesses in order to determine how the accident occurred. Based on the results of their investigation, officers will then determine which driver was responsible for causing the collision.
Under North Carolina law, the driver who caused the crash can be held legally responsible for all injuries and damages suffered by the other motorists. In North Carolina, there are thousands of negligent drivers on our roadways every day. These drivers may be distracted, impaired, or simply exceeding the speed limit. By engaging in negligent driving, they increase the risk of an injury accident to themselves and all other motorists on the roadway.
When you or a loved one have been affected by a traffic accident in North Carolina, it is important to seek the advice of a skilled and trusted North Carolina personal injury lawyer as soon as possible. Attorney Jason M. Burton of Burton Law Firm is here to help when you are dealing with a sudden and unexpected tragedy. Mr. Burton has more than eight years of experience assisting crash victims and their families throughout all areas of our state. During this time, we have helped to recover more than 40 million dollars in total compensation against those who have caused harm to our clients. We would welcome the opportunity to assist you as well.
Our team is standing by to take your call at any time. We handle accident cases on contingency meaning there is no fee unless we obtain a recovery for you. For your free consultation and case evaluation, please contact us using the link on our website or reach out to us at (833) 623-0042.