Windsor, NC (November 3, 2020) – One person was killed in a two-car crash in Windsor on Friday, October 30th. The crash was reported on U.S. Highway 13 near the intersection with North Carolina Highway 305.
According to the North Carolina State Highway Patrol Trooper J.V. Reid, 39-year-old Deonte Bryant was traveling around a curve when he lost control of his vehicle. The vehicle traveled left of center before colliding head-on with an SUV driven by 65-year-old Richard Bell, Jr. of Murfreesboro. After the crash, Bell’s vehicle continued off the roadway, traveled over a ditch, and came to rest in a field.
Bryant was pronounced dead at the crash scene. Bell, along with his 55-year-old passenger Yolanda Ross, sustained serious injuries and were taken to local hospitals in serious conditions. The accident remains under investigation at this time.
There are no further details available.
Our condolences go out to the family of Deonte Bryant following this tragic crash in Windsor. We hope that the two injured victims are able to make a complete recovery.
Fatal Car Accidents in North Carolina
According to the North Carolina Department of Transportation, there were nearly 1,500 fatal car accidents in North Carolina in 2018 and approximately 80,000 injured victims as a result of these accidents. Deadly traffic accidents, sadly, take place each day across our state. There are hundreds of innocent crash victims who will lose their lives in accidents on our roadways this year. These accidents take place as the result of negligent drivers who drive carelessly and recklessly in violation of the rights of others.
When you have lost a loved one in a North Carolina car accident, you are undoubtedly experiencing a range of emotions from sadness, to anger, and frustration. These emotions are magnified when your loved one was killed in a crash that was not their fault. Under North Carolina law, you could have important and valuable legal rights on behalf of your family member. This includes the right to file a lawsuit to recover damages for funeral and medical bills, loss of consortium, lost wages, punitive, damages, and more. This compensation can be especially important when you are facing unexpected expenses following a sudden tragedy.
At Burton Law Firm, we are here for you during your time of need. North Carolina wrongful death lawyer Jason M. Burton has represented injured victims and their families for more than eight years. From our office in Raleigh, we handle cases throughout the state. Since 2012, we have obtained more than 40 million dollars in total compensation for our clients. We would be honored to assist you as well.
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