Rockingham County, NC (June 23, 2020) – One man was killed and four people suffered injuries in a head-on crash in Rockingham County on Monday, June 22nd. The crash was reported just before 10:00 p.m. in the eastbound lanes of N.C 87.
According to the State Highway Patrol, 27-year-old Terrell O’Neil Bellamy was traveling westbound on N.C. 87 near Mizpah Church Road. For unknown reasons, Bellamy crossed the center line and entered the eastbound lane of the roadway. His car collided head-on with a vehicle driven by Minera Isabel Zuniga Garcia.
Bellamy was airlifted by medical helicopter to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center where he was pronounced dead. Garcia and three passengers were taken to a hospital with injuries that ranged from serious to minor. There is no further information on the cause of the crash.
No additional details have been released.
Car Accidents in North Carolina
There are about 300,00 North Carolina car accidents each year. These accidents can be very minor in nature with no injuries to serious and even fatal under the worst circumstances. Unfortunately, many serious crashes are unavoidable and are caused suddenly due to the negligence of other motorists. Head-on crashes are typically very serious and can leave victims with major injuries.
Under North Carolina law, car accident victims may be entitled to compensation if they were hurt by the actions of a negligent driver. If you or a loved one have been injured at the hands of another motorist, you should seek to obtain legal representation as soon as possible. In most circumstances, you could be entitled to receive compensation for your pain and suffering, medical bills, lost wages, and potentially more.
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