Statesville, NC (April 8, 2021) – Around 11 a.m. on Wednesday morning, April 7, a fatal head-on collision occurred on a highway in Statesville.
According to the North Carolina Highway Patrol, the accident happened at 5000 Wilkesboro Highway. Two vehicles collided head-on with each other in the area for reasons that are still under investigation.
Paramedics and numerous other local responders were dispatched to the scene. One person, who has not yet been identified, was pronounced dead at the scene. It is not yet known if any parties were injured as a result.
The roadway was completely closed down in the area until police cleared the scene.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Fatal Accidents in North Carolina
Thousands of car accidents lead to fatalities every year in the state of North Carolina. In 2017 alone, in fact, it was determined that approximately 1,287 people were killed in accidents throughout the state. These accidents take on many forms but head-on collisions are some of the most life-altering and severe. Though only approximately 2% of car accidents are head-on collisions, they are some of the most severe. It is important that families who have lost loved ones in accidents seek the help of a dedicated attorney.
It is never easy to face the traumatic aftermath of a fatal accident. However, this is the reality that hundreds of families face each year as a result of Charlotte car accidents. As you grieve the loss of your loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay any bills that pile up against you. In the blink of an eye, your life could be turned upside-down due to a fatal accident, which is why you should always have legal help on your side. You should be prepared to speak with a Charlotte wrongful death attorney who has your best interests in mind at this time.
Our attorneys at Maurer Law have aggressively fought to protect the rights of those who have lost loved ones in North Carolina accidents. It is never easy to face the loss of a loved one but this is a reality that many families are faced with in North Carolina. Luckily, an attorney can help you determine if you are eligible for a wide array of financial aspects as you try to get back on your feet in a variety of ways. If you have lost someone close to you and you are unsure about where you can turn, please contact an accident attorney in North Carolina at (844) 817-8058 for the help you deserve.
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