Greenville, NC (May 20, 2020) – The Greenville Police Department responded to the scene of a fatal crash on Tuesday. The crash took place just after 10:00 p.m. at the intersection of Davis Street and W. 6th Street.
According to officers, a car was traveling at a high rate of speed on Davis Street when the driver lost control of the vehicle. The car left the roadway, traveled over a grassy patch, and struck a tree. One person was ejected from the vehicle and two others were trapped inside. The car caught fire after impact.
Rescue workers arrived on the scene but were unable to save three of the four occupants. Miranda Artis 29, was identified as one of the victims. The other two deceased individuals were not immediately identified. 31-year-old Sammie Madlock survived the crash but sustained serious injuries.
Police are still investigating at this time and no further information is available.
We wish to extend our condolences to the families of the deceased victims. Our thoughts are with the injured victim. We hope for a full recovery.
Fatal Car Accidents in North Carolina
Approximately 1,200 people lost their lives last year in North Carolina traffic accidents. A fatal car accident must be closely investigated to determine legal responsibility. Family members often have questions regarding their legal rights following deadly crashes.
Under North Carolina law, a victim’s legal heir may be entitled to bring a wrongful death claim within two years after the crash. Wrongful death laws are very complicated and these cases should only be handled by an experienced North Carolina wrongful death lawyer.
At Burton Law Firm, our team of North Carolina personal injury lawyers has a thorough understanding of the law and the complexities of a serious injury case. We will fight to obtain the compensation you deserve. For a free consultation, please call us at any time at (833) 623-0042.
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