The importance of driving safely at all times is a value that is emulated by most Cary area drivers. Drivers understand that engaging in reckless activities can cause significant injuries or even death. An accident that occurred in the Cary area recently has resulted in the driver being charged for the death of another driver.
A tragic accident recently occurred on Highway 540. A man pulling a trailer with his son was driving northbound when their trailer came loose. They stopped to try and retrieve their trailer. Another driver came up behind them at a high rate of speed and slammed into the trailer. The driver of the truck and trailer was killed and his son was injured. The driver who hit the trailer and truck has now been charged with death by vehicle and failure to reduce speed.
There are many families in the Cary area who have had the unfortunate experience of having their loved one seriously injured or killed in a tragic motor vehicle accident. These unexpected events can affect a family for many years, resulting in financial loss and emotional trauma. If a family finds themselves in a situation where their loved one was seriously injured in an accident due to no fault of their own, they may want to speak with a legal professional who is skilled in personal injury. An attorney can visit the accident scene, interview witnesses and review police reports to get the answers as to what happened. Compensation may be available for medical expenses, funeral expenses, lost wages and other damages.
A serious accident can affect a family in many ways. The family will now be facing an incredible amount of unexpected expenses, including medical expenses and daily living expenses. They can also be facing the emotional stress of the trauma their loved one went through. These families have the legal right to hold the negligent party responsible for their mistake.