Robeson County, NC (May 7, 2021) – A woman from Raleigh was killed in a motorcycle crash that took place in Robeson County last weekend. The crash took place on Saturday, May 1st along North Carolina Highway 71.
According to troopers with the Highway Patrol, Megan Beale, of Hope Mills. was operating a vehicle southbound on N.C. 71 when she crossed over the centerline and collided head-on with a motorcycle driven by 43-year-old Jodi Kintop, of Raleigh. Kintop’s bike struck the curb and then a utility pole before coming to rest. She was pronounced dead at the accident scene. Beale was not injured and no other vehicles were involved. Motorists were advised to avoid the scene or to find alternate routes of travel.
Following an investigation, police charged Beale with misdemeanor death by motor vehicle. No further information is available.
We would like to offer our thoughts and condolences to the family of Jodi Kintop in the aftermath of this deadly motorcycle crash in Robeson County.
North Carolina Motorcycle Accidents
There were 3,566 motorcycle accidents in North Carolina in 2018. Nearly 80% of these crashes, or 2,806, resulted in injuries, and 176 people tragically lost their lives. A North Carolina motorcycle accident can have life-altering consequences for both the victim as well as their family. Certainly, there is nothing more devastating than the sudden loss of a loved one in a crash. This is especially true when your family member has been taken by the actions of a negligent driver.
If you have lost your loved one in a crash on North Carolina’s roadways, you should speak with a skilled and trusted attorney as soon as possible. It is important to fully protect your legal rights and this includes the right to file a claim and hold the other driver accountable. In North Carolina, a wrongful death claim may be brought against the person responsible for your family member’s death. These claims are complicated, however, and should only be handled by a skilled attorney. Your attorney can work with you to ensure that the case is properly valued and that you are seeking the amount of compensation that you deserve.
At Burton Law Firm, North Carolina wrongful death lawyer Jason M. Burton is here to help during your time of greatest need. From our office in Raleigh, we handle injury claims throughout the state and in the Triad region. Since 2012, we have successfully recovered more than 40 million dollars in total compensation for our clients and we would welcome the opportunity to assist you as well. We have experience handling some of the most difficult types of accident claims. Whether your case requires a trial in the courtroom or a skilled negotiator, we have the ability to help.
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