Guilford County, NC (June 23, 2020) – Four teenagers were killed in a car accident in Guilford County on Monday. The accident happened just before 4:30 near the I-40/I-85 split.
Police say that a 16-year-old driver was traveling northbound in a 2004 Honda when he lost control of the vehicle. The car traveled off the road and struck a tree. The driver and three passengers, ages 16, 16, and 15 were all killed in the crash. Another passenger was seriously injured.
An investigation into the crash is ongoing. No additional details have been released.
Our condolences go out to the families affected by this tragic car accident in Guilford County.
Fatal Car Accidents in North Carolina
Serious and fatal accidents take place every day across North Carolina. Sadly, many fatal accidents affect young people and inexperienced drivers. Major highways such as I-40 are commonplace for tragic crashes to occur. These highways are congested and have high-speed limits. A single mistake can result in catastrophic consequences.
If you have lost a loved one in a North Carolina car accident, you may have legal rights. Under North Carolina law, the deceased victim’s next-of-kin may be entitled to file a wrongful death claim to help recover damages and help with the financial burdens of a tragic event. North Carolina wrongful death lawyer Jason M. Burton assists victim’s families with the care and compassion that is needed during a difficult time.
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