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Fatal Motor Vehicle Accidents Archives

North Carolina fatal car accident blamed on negligence

When businesses are located along the side of busy highways, the occupants of vehicles pulling into or out of their driveways are at risk for accidents. If another motorist in the vicinity is not paying attention, that negligence can cause a collision that results in injury to one or more persons. A recent fatal car accident occurred in North Carolina and appears to have been caused by the negligence of one driver, resulting in the loss of one woman's life.

Cause of North Carolina fatal accident still unknown

Only those who have suffered the tragic loss of loved one during the holidays would understand the unfathomable grief associated with such incidents. When a fatal accident in North Carolina was the cause of a family member's death, the sorrow is intensified. When the accident was caused by another motorist's negligence, feelings of anger and frustration may accompany grief.

Inexperience and speed probably caused fatal accident

Many North Carolina teens are excited when they pass their tests to obtain valid drivers' licenses for the first time. Getting behind the wheel of a car as a young driver is considered a milestone event and often cause for celebration among family and friends. As most motorists understand, driving a motor vehicle comes with a long list of obligations in order to act responsibly and maintain the safety of oneself and all who share the road. Whether inexperienced or a seasoned veteran, any driver who acts recklessly is a danger to others; such actions can lead to a minor or even fatal accident.

Charges pending in North Carolina fatal car accident

Road awareness and driver alertness are equally crucial toward maintaining a safe roadway environment for all motorists. All it takes is for one North Carolina driver to become momentarily distracted behind the wheel for tragedy to strike when a fatal car accident occurs. Sadly, this seems to be what happened in a recent collision in Gaston County on Highway 321.

Witness shocked at North Carolina fatal accident wreckage

A woman taking a morning stroll along a North Carolina road never expected to witness a tragedy that day. She said she's never before witnessed anything so devastating in all her life. The wreckage she saw was debris from a fatal accident that involved two vehicles.

North Carolina crash might have been caused by negligent driver

Whether one is traveling alone or with a car full of passengers, the person behind the wheel is expected to operate his or her vehicle in as safe a manner as possible. A negligent driver can cause an accident, which can be tragic if someone is injured or killed. Such was the case in a recent incident in North Carolina when a single vehicle crash left others mourning in its wake.

Fatal car accident leaves North Carolina community grieving

It is the responsibility of motor vehicle operators to act according to the highest level of safety standards and applicable traffic laws when navigating the nation's roadways. Negligent acts such as speeding or failing to obey traffic signals can lead to accidents that may have been otherwise preventable were it not for careless driving. A North Carolina community was recently struck by tragedy when a fatal car accident took the life of a 16-year-old athlete.

Fatal car accident brings tragedy to North Carolina roadway

An incident involving two motor vehicles occurred on a recent Monday in North Carolina. The fatal car accident left a tragedy in its wake. Alcohol consumption was suspected to be a leading factor in the tragic collision that might otherwise have been prevented.

Filing a wrongful death lawsuit in North Carolina

When an immediate family member suffers the untimely death of a loved one in a motor vehicle accident that was caused by another party's negligence, he or she has recourse under the law to pursue justice on behalf of the deceased. In North Carolina and elsewhere, a wrongful death claim may be filed in a civil court against any party or parties deemed responsible for a family member's death in a motor vehicle collision. A first logical step to take in the process would be to contact a legal professional in the area who has experience in fatal car accident cases.

North Carolina officer calls fatal car accident tragic situation

Two men in their early 20s were involved in a tragic motor vehicle accident in Jan. 2015 on a North Carolina road. The fatal car accident resulted in the loss of one life. No other person is reported to have suffered any injury in the crash.