According to the Greensboro Police Department, 22-year-old old Shannon Bailey Morton was traveling eastbound on Bryan Boulevard. Morton lost control of her vehicle, causing it to run off the roadway near the exit for Holden Road. Morton suffered critical injuries in the accident and was later pronounced dead at a nearby hospital. There were two passengers inside the vehicle at the time of the accident, a 28-year-old and a 2-month-old. Both passengers were taken to the hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. There is no further update on their conditions at this time. No additional details are available.
Police are still investigating the accident and working to determine the cause. 0.
We wish to extend our most sincere condolences to the family of Shannon Bailey Morton. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and we hope for their complete and speedy recoveries.
Car Accidents in North Carolina
According to statistics published by the North Carolina Department of Transportation, there were more than 250,000 car accidents in our state in the year 2018. Of this number, there were more than 80,000 reported injuries. The injuries that occur in a North Carolina car accident can range from minor to serious and life-threatening. While no one ever gets behind the wheel of a vehicle expecting to be injured, these crashes can and do occur each day across our state.
If you or a loved one have been hurt in a car accident in North Carolina, you are likely to feel confused and overwhelmed. During this time, it is normal to have questions regarding your legal rights. You are likely to be facing a stack of medical bills, physical pain from the crash, and anxiety about whether you will be able to resume the life you enjoyed prior to the crash. Fortunately, there is help available and you could be entitled to receive compensation to help with your medical costs, lost wages, and pain and suffering.
At Burton Law Firm, North Carolina car accident attorney Jason M. Burton is here for you during your time of greatest need. Mr. Burton has assisted car accident victims throughout our state for more than 8 years. During this time, we have successfully recovered more than 40 million dollars in total compensation for injured crash victims. We strongly believe that negligent and reckless drivers should be held accountable for their actions and we fight every day for the rights of individuals who have been hurt at the hands of careless third parties. Our team will fight relentlessly for you from the beginning of your case until the end.
We are standing by to take your call and we offer free consultations and case evaluations to all potential clients. To schedule your appointment, please contact us using the link on our website or give us a call at (833) 623-0042.