Fayetteville, NC (September 23, 2020) – One person was killed and another suffered injuries in a two-car crash that took place in Fayetteville on Tuesday, September 22nd. The crash happened around 6:30 p.m. in the 600 block of Country Club Drive.
The Fayetteville Police Department responded to the accident scene. According to reports, two vehicles collided with one another. After the crash, one of the vehicles struck a pole before coming to rest. A female driver was ejected from her vehicle after the collision. The woman, who has not been identified at this time, was taken to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center where she succumbed to her injuries. The other driver involved in the accident was also taken to Cape Fear to be treated for serious injuries.
Officers were at the scene for several hours investigating the accident. There is no word at this time on what caused the collision to take place. The eastbound lanes of Country Club were closed from Rosehill Road to Harveydale Drive and motorists were advised to avoid the area if possible.
Anyone with information on the collision is asked to call Officer Biggerstaff at (910) 751-1382. No further information is available at this time and an investigation remains ongoing.
We wish to extend our most sincere condolences to the victim’s family in the aftermath of this fatal accident in Fayetteville. We also hope that the injured victim is able to make a complete and speedy recovery.
Fatal Car Accidents in North Carolina
A North Carolina car accident can change your life in an instant. One minute you might be driving down the road minding your own business and the next you may find yourself involved in a crash in which you have suffered serious injuries. Sadly, injury accidents take place multiple times per day across North Carolina and these accidents can happen to anyone. Even motorists who drive safely and take all proper precautions can still be affected when they come into contact with negligent drivers on our roadways.
Following a car accident in North Carolina, you are likely to have more questions than answers. This is especially true if you have lost a loved one in the accident. According to the North Carolina Department of Transportation, nearly 1,500 people lost their lives in car accidents in 2018. Of this number, hundreds of victims were killed unnecessarily due to the careless and reckless actions of third parties. Some common negligent driving behaviors include speeding, distraction, impairment, and aggressive driving. All of these actions can lead to collisions that have catastrophic consequences.
If you have been affected by a crash anywhere in North Carolina, you should have a full understanding of your legal rights. At Burton Law Firm, we are here to help educate you and provide zealous representation and a voice for injured victims and their families. North Carolina personal injury lawyer Jason M. Burton takes pride in crash victims receive the recoveries that they need and deserve to move forward with their lives.
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