Union County, NC (June 8, 2021) – One person was killed in a head-on accident that happened on Tuesday, June 7th in Union County. The collision occurred around 3:30 p.m. on North Carolina Highway 218 near Price Tucker Road and Unionville-Brief Road.
The Union County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene. According to deputies, there were two vehicles involved in the accident. In addition to the deceased victim, at least two others were hurt and taken to a local hospital for treatment. Their conditions have not been released at this time. There is no information on the cause of the accident. Motorists were advised to avoid the area and to find alternate routes of travel if possible. There is no word on the identities of the victims.
No further information has been released. An investigation into the accident is ongoing.
We would like to offer our thoughts and condolences to all who were affected by this tragic fatal car accident in Union County.
Fatal Accidents in North Carolina
Last year, there were more than 1,400 fatal traffic accidents reported in North Carolina. A large number of these fatal accidents were caused due to the actions of negligent drivers. Unfortunately, victims of North Carolina car accidents are often killed or injured in crashes that were not their fault. While each accident must be carefully investigated, speeding, reckless driving, impairment, and distraction all contribute to the substantial number of serious and fatal accidents that take place in our state every year.
If you have lost a loved one in a car accident in our state, you could have valuable and important legal rights. Under North Carolina law, the deceased victim’s next-of-kin may have the right to bring a lawsuit against the driver who was responsible for the crash. A North Carolina wrongful death claim can seek various types of compensation including payment of funeral and medical bills, lost wages, loss of companionship, and potentially more.
A wrongful death lawsuit should only be handled by a skilled and experienced attorney. At Burton Law Firm, North Carolina wrongful death attorney Jason M. Burton will stand up for you when you have lost a loved one due to the actions of a negligent or careless third party. Mr. Burton fights every day for the rights of innocent crash victims and their families as we proudly represent clients throughout all areas of our state. Since 2012, we have obtained more than 40 million dollars in total compensation for our clients.
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