Reidsville, NC (November 13, 2020) – Two people are dead after a crash in Reidsville on Thursday, November 12th. The crash took place around 7:30 a.m. on US Highway 29 near the intersection with Flat Rock Road.
The North Carolina State Highway Patrol responded to the scene following reports of the accident. According to troopers, 80-year-old Mary Richardson of Browns Summit was traveling eastbound on Flat Rock Road. Barnhart came to a stop sign and failed to stop. Her vehicle proceeded into the intersection and collided with a car driven by 29-year-old Damian Cooper of Reidsville. Both Richardson and Cooper were transported to area hospitals where they succumbed to their injuries.
Troopers are still investigating the accident at this time. No further information is available.
Our most sincere condolences go out to the families who lost their loved ones in this tragic accident in Reidsville.
Fatal Car Accidents in North Carolina
Sadly, fatal car accidents take place across North Carolina each day. According to statistics maintained by the State Department of Transportation, there were 1,470 fatal car accidents in North Carolina in 2019. This number represented a slight increase from the year before. Serious and deadly accidents can occur for a variety of reasons. Many of these accidents are caused by the negligence of motorists and, in the worst-case scenario, claim the lives of innocent victims.
There is nothing more devastating than the loss of a loved one in a North Carolina car accident. This is especially true when your loved one was killed due to the actions of another motorist. If you have lost a family member, you should speak with a qualified North Carolina wrongful death lawyer as soon as possible. You could have valuable legal rights to compensation arising from the crash.
At Burton Law Firm, we focus exclusively on helping individuals who have been hurt through the actions of others. From our office in Raleigh, we assist clients throughout the state when they have suffered losses because of someone else’s negligence. For more than eight years, we have proudly fought for justice and during that time, we have successfully recovered more than 40 million dollars in total compensation for our clients. If you or a loved one have been affected by an accident in our state, we would be honored to help you as well. Regardless of the complexity of the case or the type of accident, we are here for you during your time of greatest need.
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