Charlotte, NC (January 22, 2021) – On Friday morning, January 22, one person was killed in a fatal crash that took place on a major roadway in Charlotte.
According to Charlotte officials, the accident happened on Brookshire Boulevard near the area of I-485. Few details have been released but it is believed that the accident involved several vehicles, which were badly damaged as a result of the collision.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene of the collision to help those in need. One person, who has not yet been identified, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. It is not believed that anyone else was injured.
The roadway was closed in all lanes for a period of time as police cleared the scene.
No further details have been released. The investigation continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Fatal Accidents in North Carolina
In 2019, research showed that approximately 1,373 people were killed in North Carolina car accidents, which was 63 fewer individuals than in 2018. This means that hundreds of lives are lost every month in North Carolina due to preventable car accidents. Some of the most common types of reasons for these collisions include distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, drowsy driving, and more. If you have lost someone you love in an accident, it is important that you seek the help of an attorney moving forward.
The aftermath of a North Carolina car accident can be a distressing time, especially if you have lost someone close to you in a tragic car accident. As you grieve the loss of your loved one, you should never have to worry about how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. Many families struggle due to fatal collisions and might wonder how they can get back on their feet. If you have lost someone close to you in a collision and wonder what options you have, it is imperative that you immediately speak with a North Carolina wrongful death attorney.
Our attorneys at Maurer Law have helped many families move forward after they have suffered the loss of a loved one in an accident. We believe that you should always have an attorney by your side to protect your rights and help you navigate the legal system if you are unfamiliar with North Carolina accident laws. We are here for you so that you do not feel so alone. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in North Carolina at (844) 817-8058 for more information.
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