Rockingham County, NC – One Killed, Three Hurt in Car Accident on N.C. 87

Rockingham County, NC (October 22, 2020) – One person was killed after a crash that took place in Rockingham County on Wednesday, October 21st. The crash happened o North Carolina Highway 87 near Lindsey Road, just southeast of Reidsville.

According to reports, 56-year-old Patricia Ann Pruitt was traveling southbound on N.C. 87 when she tried to pass a vehicle in front of her. Pruitt’s car sideswiped a northbound vehicle before striking another car head-on. She suffered critical injuries and died at the scene.

A passenger in her vehicle was taken to Moses Cone Hospital for treatment of serious injuries. The driver and passenger of the vehicle that was struck head-on were taken to the hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. No other injuries were reported.

Police have not released any additional details regarding the crash. An investigation is ongoing at this time.

We would like to extend condolences to the family of the deceased victim. We hope that the injured victims make a complete and speedy recovery.

Fatal Car Accidents in North Carolina  Rockingham County, NC - One Killed, Three Hurt in Car Accident on N.C. 87

Car accidents in North Carolina take place each day, multiple times per day. When you or a loved one has been a victim of a crash, you are likely to feel a sense of frustration, sadness, and hopelessness. A fatal car accident can further increase these feelings as you are suddenly faced with the loss of a loved one. This is especially true if your family member was not at fault for the crash and was killed due to the actions of a negligent driver.

Under North Carolina law, family members may have the right to file a legal claim following a North Carolina car accident. Our law provides for wrongful death claims to be pursued against drivers whose negligence has caused a fatal crash to occur. A wrongful death claim is a complicated legal action that requires the services of a skilled and experienced attorney who has knowledge of how these cases are handled.

At Burton Law Firm, we are here to help when you are facing a sudden and unexpected tragedy. North Carolina wrongful death attorney Jason M. Burton understands what you are experiencing during this difficult time. We know that you are in need of compensation for the sudden loss of your loved one. You may have medical bills to pay, or you may be missing lost wages if your family member was a financial provider. A wrongful death action can help compensate you for these areas and more. While no amount of money can replace the loss of a family member, we can help you get the justice that you need and deserve following a fatal crash.

We are here for you at any time. Our firm takes pride in assisting injured victims and their families and we would be honored to help you as well. To schedule your free consultation and case evaluation, please contact us via the link on our website or give us a call at (833) 623-0042.

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