Lumberton, NC (July 23, 2020) – A female victim and two others who were critically injured in a crash in Lumberton over the weekend have now been identified by authorities. The crash originally happened on Friday, July 17th along Ten Mile Road.
According to reports, 32-year-old Hayley D. Jacobs from St. Pauls was driving a Nissan passenger car on Ten Mile Road. Jacobs crossed over the center line and collided head-on with a 2011 Ford pickup truck that was driven by 36-year-old Maynor Christian Perez Velasquez, also of St. Pauls.
The North Carolina State Highway Patrol, along with paramedics, responded quickly to the scene of the crash. Jacobs was taken to Southeastern Medical Center where she died from her injuries. Both Velasquez and a 27-year-old passenger identified at Louis Ven Velasquez Gomez were taken to the hospital in critical condition. There is no further word on the conditions of the injured victims at this time.
Troopers continue to investigate the cause of the accident and have ruled out the possibility of a vehicle defect. No further information is available at this time.
We wish to extend our thoughts and condolences to all who were affected by this tragic car accident in Lumberton.
Car Accidents in North Carolina
f you’ve been hurt in a North Carolina car accident, you are probably wondering what you should do next. Collisions happen daily throughout our state. An accident can happen suddenly and leave you feeling like you have been victimized by an irresponsible driver. After the crash, you are facing a number of uncertainties about your future and you are wondering what will happen as the medical bills pile up and you are missing valuable time from work. The financial and psychological pain of the accident can seem unbearable at times as you work towards your recovery.
The other driver’s insurance company will want to speak with you right after the accident. If you have been hurt in the crash your first call should be to an experienced North Carolina injury attorney. Your attorney will deal with the insurance company so that you can worry about more important things such as your healing. It is never a good idea to speak to the insurance company without your attorney. The adjuster may try to offer you a settlement but their offer is almost never in your best interest.
At Burton Law Firm, we have extensive experience in North Carolina car accidents involving all types of vehicles and circumstances. We how to help if you have been injured in an accident caused by the negligence of another driver. Our team is specially trained to help you through one of the most difficult times of your life. We work on a contingency fee basis which means we recover nothing unless you also recover. There is absolutely no obligation on your part.
If you would like to speak with someone about your North Carolina personal injury claim today, please give us a call at (833) 623-0042. Our consultations are always free and we would welcome the opportunity to assist you.
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