Greensboro, NC (September 20, 2021) – A 34-year-old Gibsonville man was killed in a multi-car crash in Greensboro on Friday night. The accident was reported around 9:00 p.m. on U.S. Highway 29 near Summit Hills Drive.
The Greensboro Police Department was called to the scene shortly after the crash happened. According to police, Michael Shane Newell was traveling southbound on U.S. 29 in a 2013 Ford Mustang. At the same time, a 58-year-old woman from Danville, VA was also traveling southbound on U.S. 29. The woman was driving a 2017 Ford Explorer.
The Mustang and the Explorer collided, sending the Mustang across a barrier and into the oncoming travel lanes. The Mustang struck a Ford F-150 head-on before coming to rest. Newell died at the scene while the driver of the Explorer was rushed to a local hospital with serious injuries. The driver of the F-150 was not hurt.
Police continue to investigate the accident at this time. There is no further information available.
Our condolences are with those affected by this fatal car accident in Greensboro.
Fatal Car Accident in Greensboro
North Carolina’s roadways can be a deadly place for motorists. In 2019, our state experienced approximately 1,500 fatalities due to car and traffic accidents. Serious and fatal car accidents in Greensboro can take place anywhere at any time. No one ever expects to be involved in a serious collision, however, innocent victims are often affected by these crashes. Most Greensboro car accidents are caused by the behaviors of negligent drivers. These drivers are often driving while impaired, are distracted, or are otherwise not following traffic laws when they cause a crash to occur.
The aftermath of a North Carolina car accident can be devastating for both victims and their family members. Certainly, there is nothing worse than the sudden loss of a loved one, especially if the accident was not their fault. Under North Carolina law, victims and their families may have legal recourse in these situations. In order to protect your legal rights, you should speak with a Greensboro car accident attorney as soon as possible.
Car Accident Lawyer in Greensboro
At Burton Law Firm, we stand ready to help at any time. Our lead attorney, Jason M. Burton, has nearly 10 years of experience handling difficult and complex accident claims. Regardless of your situation, we can serve you and ensure that your rights are protected. Since 2012, our firm has successfully recovered more than 40 million dollars in total compensation for crash victims and their families. We handle cases in Greensboro and throughout the Triad region of North Carolina.
You are not alone during this difficult time. Our team will fight for you to make sure that you receive what you deserve following a serious crash. We always offer free consultations and case evaluations for all potential clients. We will make sure that your rights are fully protected and that your case is treated with the care and compassion that it deserves. To speak with a member of our team, please reach out to us via the link on our website or give us a call at (833) 623-0042.
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