Most Cary area residents are careful drivers. Everyone knows how important it is to remain focused on the road and not under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Unfortunately, serious and fatal car accidents happen when drivers make mistakes. Serious car accidents can cause heartbreak in families, along with unexpected financial distress.
Two serious car accidents recently occurred in Johnston County due to the same negligent driver. The car accidents killed three people and injured several others with a total of nine cars involved. In the more serious accident, the driver of a flatbed utility truck failed to slow down for stopped traffic, which caused him to hit several vehicles and cause a chain reaction of accidents. A witness to the accident believes that the driver did not even hit his brakes before running into the cars. The driver of the flatbed utility truck has been charged with three counts of misdemeanor death.
A family never expects their loved one will be involved in a serious car accident. These accidents can occur in the blink of an eye and leave a family without their beloved mom or dad, child, uncle, breadwinner, etc. A legal professional who specializes in personal injury can help a grieving family understand what happened to cause the accident. They can review the police reports and interview witnesses while getting the answers the family deserves. They can hold the negligent driver responsible for their mistake and compensation may be available for funeral expenses, medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering and other damages.
No one expects their loved one will be seriously injured or killed in a car accident. Unfortunately, not all drivers follow the rules and some cause serious accidents. It is important for car accident victims to know that they have legal rights.