Charlotte, NC (May 2, 2021) – On Saturday evening, May 1, one person was killed and others were injured in a fatal car accident in Charlotte.
According to Charlotte officials, the accident happened on I-485 around the area of I-85. Several vehicles were traveling in the area when they became involved in the collision, which led to extensive damages.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other local responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One person was pronounced dead at the scene and two others were injured. Their conditions were deemed life-threatening in nature.
The roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time. Drivers traveling in the area were urged to seek alternate routes.
No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Fatal Accidents in North Carolina
Hundreds of people lose their lives as a result of North Carolina car accidents every single year. In 2017 alone, it was reported that approximately 1,287 people were killed in fatal accidents due to the negligence of others. Losing someone you love in a collision might be one of the most challenging things that you have ever endured. Families are urged to seek the help of an experienced attorney after a fatal crash.
The loss of a loved one takes many families by surprise every single year after serious Charlotte car accidents. As you grieve the loss of a loved one taken too soon in a fatal crash, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. If you have suffered these enormous losses, you may wonder how you will move forward in your dire time of need. It is crucial that you speak with a dedicated and compassionate Charlotte wrongful death attorney as soon as possible.
Our knowledgeable attorneys at Maurer Law have stood by the sides of many families who have suffered fatal losses due to accidents in Charlotte, North Carolina. We understand how devastating a fatal crash can be and offer our help and resources in your time of need. We will help you work toward compensation to cover a wide array of aspects at this time. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in North Carolina at (844) 817-8058 for the help you deserve.
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