Forsyth County, NC (October 16, 2020) – A head-on crash in Forsyth County claimed the life of one person and left several others injured on Friday afternoon. The accident took place around 3:30 p.m. on North Carolina Highway 65.
According to a report from officials, a passenger vehicle was traveling northbound on N.C. 65 when, for unknown reasons, the car veered off the side of the roadway before re-entering. Upon re-entering the roadway, the driver overcorrected the vehicle, causing it to travel left of center. While in the opposite lanes, the car struck a van head-on. The driver of the vehicle was killed in the accident. Six people inside the van were treated for non-life-threatening injuries. The identity of the deceased victim is not available at this time. Officers have not provided any information on the cause of the crash.
An investigation is underway.
We wish to extend our thoughts and condolences to the family of the deceased victim following this car accident in Forsyth County. We hope that the injured victims are able to make a complete and speedy recovery from their injuries.
Fatal Accidents in North Carolina
Serious and fatal car accidents can happen at any time and cause serious, life-altering consequences for those who have been affected. Each day across North Carolina, victims and their families must deal with the tragedy that comes from suffering a sudden loss or dealing with major injuries in the aftermath of a crash. North Carolina car accidents occur multiple times per day and many of them can have a lasting impact. According to the Department of Transportation, nearly 80,000 people were injured in car accidents in North Carolina in 2018 while over 1,400 lost their lives. These statistics are a tragic reminder of the toll that a car accident can take.
If you or a loved one have been affected by a crash, you should speak with a trusted attorney as soon as possible. Following the accident, you may have many unanswered questions, including how you can proceed with an injury claim against a negligent driver. An attorney can help answer your questions and put your mind at ease during an already stressful time. Having a skilled professional by your side will allow you to focus on the more important things, such as moving beyond the accident and securing a solid future for yourself and your family.
At Burton Law Firm, we are here to help when you need us the most. From our office in Raleigh, we assist victims throughout the state. North Carolina car accident attorney Jason M. Burton has helped hundreds of crash victims and their families during the most difficult times of their lives. Since 2012, we have recovered more than 40 million dollars of total compensation for our clients.
We offer free consultations and case evaluations to all potential clients. We handle accident cases on a contingency fee basis so you will not pay us unless we recover for you. To schedule your appointment with a member of our team, please contact us at https://www.jmburtonlaw.com/contactu-us/ or give us a call any time at (833) 623-0042.
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