Waynesville, NC (October 11, 2020) – Officials with the Waynesville Police Department responded to the scene of a deadly accident in the city on Saturday, October 10th. According to a report, the crash took place on Highway 23 near Tarheel Drive.
Investigators say that the crash occurred when a car crashed through a guardrail on Highway 23. The car then rolled and landed on its side on Tarheel Drive. There was a total of at least four people in the vehicle at the time of the crash. One man was killed in the accident. Three other occupants, including two children, were taken to a local hospital via ambulance. There is no word on their conditions at this time. No other vehicles were involved in the accident.
Police have not released the identity of those involved in the crash. No further details are available at this time.
We wish to extend our most sincere condolences to the loved ones of the deceased victim in this Waynesville car accident. We also hope that the injured victims are able to make a complete and speedy recovery from their injuries.
Car Accidents in North Carolina
Serious and fatal car accidents take place each day on North Carolina’s streets and highways. These crashes often happen suddenly and unexpectedly, causing the loss of innocent lives in the process. While no one ever expects to be injured or killed in a crash when the get into a car, we are all taking a risk each time we are the driver or passenger in a vehicle. Due to the number of negligent drivers on our roadways, there is a chance that our lives could be changed forever when we are on the roadway. In 2018, more than 80,000 people were hurt and more than 1,400 were killed in North Carolina car accidents.
If you or a loved one have been affected by a car accident in North Carolina, it is important to speak with an attorney as soon as possible following the crash. During this time, you are likely feeling overwhelmed with many other stressful things that need to be done, and pursuing a legal case can only add to the stress. A North Carolina car accident attorney can help take the stress off of you and ensure that you are able to obtain a recovery that will fully compensate you for your loss.
While we know that no amount of money can change the fact that the accident occurred, we can help you during your time of need as you face unanticipated financial challenges. The compensation that you receive can help you pay medical bills, replace lost wages, and reimburse you for the pain and suffering that you dealt with in the weeks and months following the accident. At Burton Law Firm, we will fight for you and your right to receive justice when you have been injured by the reckless actions of a third party.
Our firm offers free consultations and case evaluations to all potential clients. To schedule your appointment with a member of our team, please contact us via the link on our website or give us a call at (833) 623-0042.
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Disclaimer: Our team of personal injury lawyers at Burton Law Firm has taken pride in being active members of our local business community for more than 8 years. We are always striving to improve the quality of life for our community members and improve the overall safety and well being of all North Carolinians. We hope that by providing this information about the dangers of driving that we will bring added awareness and drivers will use increased caution when operating a motor vehicle. Our thoughts are with everyone who may have been affected by this incident. This post is not a solicitation for business. None of the information in this post should be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. The photos in this post are not a depiction of the actual accident scene.