Raleigh, NC (February 7, 2022) – Officials in Raleigh responded to the scene of a double fatal accident on Sunday, February 6th. The crash took place around 11:00 p.m. on Brier Creek Parkway.
According to a report, two vehicles were traveling in the same direction in the 9600 block of the roadway when the cars collided with one another. One of the vehicles veered off the roadway and struck a tree. Two occupants of that car died in the accident.
Following the crash, police arrested 32-year-old Jose Saul Diaz-Morales of Durham. Diaz-Morales was charged with driving while impaired in connection with the accident. There were no reports of any other injuries as a result of the collision. Drivers were advised to avoid the area while authorities worked at the scene. Police are still investigating at this time.
No further details are available.
We wish to offer our thoughts and condolences to the family members affected by this tragic car accident in Raleigh.
Fatal Car Accidents in North Carolina
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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