Fayetteville, NC (June 10, 2021) – Police in Fayetteville responded to the scene of a deadly single-vehicle crash in Fayetteville on Thursday, June 10th. The collision took place around 1:50 a.m. on North Carolina Highway 87 at the intersection with Eastern Boulevard.
According to officials, a 2004 Ford Explorer was traveling on the highway 0n-ramp. The 42-year-old driver then lost control of her vehicle for unknown reasons. The 2004 Ford Explorer left the road and flipped numerous times before coming to rest. Rescue crews rushed to the scene shortly after the incident. According to reports, a 7-year-old girl was ejected from the car. She was rushed to Cape Fear Valley Hospital where she later died. Fiver other passengers in the vehicle were taken to the hospital for treatment of undisclosed injuries. The driver of the Explorer has not been identified.
There is no word on whether the driver will face charges at this time. An investigation into the collision is ongoing. Anyone who has information is asked to contact Officer C. Lewis with the Fayetteville Police Department or the Cumberland County Crimestoppers.
We wish to offer our thoughts and condolences to the victim’s family following this tragic fatal crash in Fayetteville.
Deadly Car Accidents in North Carolina
Serious and fatal crashes occur each day in North Carolina. Sadly, more than 1,400 people lost their lives in crashes on our state’s roadways last year. Many of these victims were killed in crashes that were not their fault and were instead the victim of a negligent driver. Speeding, reckless driving, driving while impaired, and distracted driving are all among the most significant contributing factors to some of the most serious accidents we see on a daily basis. Police must investigate each crash in order to determine responsibility.
When you or a family member have been affected by a sudden tragedy on our roadways, you are no doubt feeling a major burden. Dealing with the grief and pain that comes with the accident can feel overwhelming and you may wonder where you can turn for help. Fortunately, the law could be on your side if the crash was caused by the other driver.
Here at Burton Law Firm, we handle some of the most serious car accidents in North Carolina. Our team stands ready to help at all times and will fight for you when your back is against the wall. Our team of North Carolina car accident lawyers will make sure that you receive the full compensation that you deserve. We strongly believe that all negligent drivers should be held fully accountable for their actions and we will not give up until justice has been served in your case. With nearly a decade of experience, we will handle your case with the highest possible skill and competence.
If you have suffered due to a North Carolina car accident, we are here to help. Our firm offers free consultations for all potential clients. To schedule your appointment, please contact us at the link on our website or give us a call at (833) 623-0042.
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