Raleigh, NC (June 26, 2020) – A teenage passenger was killed in a car accident on New Bern Avenue in Raleigh. The crash happened on Wednesday, June 24th just before 3:00 a.m.
According to the Raleigh Police Department, Angel Montes Bermudez was driving a vehicle westbound on New Bern. The car was traveling approximately 70 mph in a 45 mph zone when it ran off the roadway to the right and struck a curb. The car then hit a utility pole before coming to rest. An underage passenger in the vehicle was ejected in the crash. The passenger was rushed to a hospital and later succumbed to their injuries.
The road remained closed until about 6:15 a.m. There is no word on whether any arrests have been made at this time.
We wish to extend our condolences to the victim’s family following this fatal accident in Raleigh.
Fatal North Carolina Car Accidents
In 2019, there were approximately 318,000 accidents reported on North Carolina’s roadways, and 1,472 reported fatalities as a result of these crashes. Hundreds of accidents take place on our streets and highways each day. Each of these crashes must be carefully investigated to determine the cause. In most cases, a negligent driver will be the cause of the accident.
Unfortunately, a North Carolina car accident can be devastating to injured victims. Car accident victims include both drivers and passengers. If you or a loved one have been hurt in a crash anywhere in our state, you may be able to make a legal claim against the negligent driver that caused the crash. If your loved one was killed in the crash, you may have the right to file a North Carolina wrongful death claim on their behalf.
At Burton Law Firm, Raleigh personal injury lawyer Jason M. Burton is here for you at any time. For your free consultation, please give us a call at (833) 623-0042.
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