Raleigh, NC (April 29, 2022) – The Raleigh Police Department was at the scene of a fatal accident on Wednesdsay, April 27th. The crash took place on Wake Forest Road just north of the beltline.
According to a report from the area, at least one person lost their life in the collision. Two others suffered injuries although there is no word on the nature or the extent of the injuries involved. Police are still investigating the accident in order to determine how it took place and there is no word at this time on whether any charges are expected to be filed. The identities of those involved were not immediately released.
The road was shut down for several hours as police investigated the accident. During that time, motorists were urged to find alternate routes of travel and to avoid the area if possible.
No further information is available.
We would like to offer our most sincere condolences to those affected by this fatal car accident in Raleigh. We hope that the injured victims are able to make a complete and speedy recovery.
North Carolina Car Accidents
A car accident in North Carolina can be a life-changing event for both accident victims and their families. In 2019, nearly 1,400 people were killed and approximately 80,000 more were injured in crashes that took place across our state. A large majority of these accidents are caused by negligent drivers. Speeding, reckless driving, impairment, and distraction all contribute to the number of crashes that we see daily on North Carolina’s roadways.
When you have lost a loved one in a car accident in North Carolina, you need to have full knowledge of your legal rights. Following a deadly accident, many people wonder if they have the ability to hold a careless driver accountable. Under North Carolina law, victims have the right to bring a claim against the other driver. In cases involving a fatal accident, the victim’s relative or next-of-kin can bring the case as a wrongful death claim. Under our state’s wrongful death law, family members can recover for a variety of damages.
Wrongful death claims should only be handled by an experienced attorney. These cases are extremely complicated and require a lawyer with experience in obtaining the full amount of legal compensation. Following a deadly car accident, it is important to seek the services of a Raleigh wrongful death attorney at the earliest possible time.
Car Accident Lawyer in Raleigh
Here at Burton Law Firm, we know what it takes to get the job done. Our attorneys have nearly a decade of experience handling some of the most difficult and complex accident claims throughout North Carolina. During that time, we have recovered nearly 40 million dollars in total compensation for our clients and their families. We offer a free consultation and case evaluation for all potential and prospective clients. During the consultation, we will discuss your case in detail and formulate a plan to help you receive the full compensation that you deserve. To speak with a car accident lawyer in Raleigh, please reach out to us at the link on our website or give us a call at (833) 623-0042.
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