Goldsboro, NC (May 25, 2021) – A 3-year-old child died in a two-vehicle crash that happened in Goldsboro on Tuesday, May 25th. The crash took place at the intersection of U.S. Highway 70 and Oak Forest Road.
Troopers with the North Carolina State Highway Patrol responded to the crash scene. According to a report, an officer with the Goldsboro Police Department attempted to make a traffic stop on a pickup truck. The driver of the pickup fled from the officer in a reckless manner and at a high rate of speed. As the truck was fleeing, it crashed into a second vehicle carrying the 3-year-old boy and his mother. The car was pushed underneath a semi-truck as a result of the collision.
The boy sustained critical injuries and was later pronounced dead as a result of the collision. There were no additional injuries reported. Troopers are still investigating the accident at this time. There is no additional information available.
We wish to extend our most sincere condolences to the family of the young boy who tragically lost his life in this car accident in Goldsboro
Fatal Accidents in North Carolina
There is nothing more devastating than the loss of a loved one in a North Carolina car accident. This is true especially if your family member was killed due to the negligence of another motorist. Unfortunately, fatal car accidents take place each day across our states. These crashes occur on busy highways, rural roads, and city streets. Anyone who gets behind the wheel of a vehicle runs a risk of being injured in a crash. While some crashes are avoidable, many are not, and the prevalence of negligent drivers on our roadways ensures that many innocent victims will be affected by traffic accidents in our state.
If you or a loved one have been involved in a car accident in North Carolina, it is important to have a full understanding of your legal rights. While the crash will often have a major impact on your life, you should not make the mistake of handling your accident claim on your own or with an inexperienced attorney. The compensation that you receive after the crash is important to make sure that all of your expenses are covered. This includes medical bills, pain and suffering, loss of companionship, and more. While there is no amount of money that will replace the loss of a family member, your settlement can help cover all of the unexpected costs that arise during an unfortunate time.
At Burton Law Firm, we are here for you when you need us. We fight for the rights of innocent victims and their families when they have been affected by a negligent driver. From our office in Raleigh, we handle cases across our state. No matter where you are located, we can take your case and will fight to ensure you receive the full compensation to which you are entitled. Since 2012, we have recovered more than 40 million dollars for our clients.
When you are going through a tragic crash you do not have to walk alone. We are here for you at any time and we offer free consultations to all potential clients. To speak with an experienced attorney, please contact us at the link on our website or give us a call at (833) 623-0042.
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