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Fatal Motor Vehicle Accidents Archives

What are the most common crashes leading to fatalities?

When you're driving, the last thing you want to think about is the potential to get into a fatal collision. Unfortunately, there is always the risk of getting into a fatal crash because not all drivers are safe. Mistakes can be made, and those mistakes may lead to life-changing consequences.

Why do fatal crashes happen?

Did you know that over 38,000 people living in the United States die as a result of being involved in motor vehicle collisions each year? The U.S. traffic fatality rate is a shocking 12.4 deaths per 100,000 people, which is why you see so many crashes on a daily basis.

Hold the motorist who killed your loved one accountable

Data published by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) shows that at least 90 people die in car crashes here in the U.S. daily. These fatal crashes don't always involve multiple motorists. It's sadly quite common for drivers to perish in single automobile accidents as well. While many motorists perish instantly as a result of their involvement in these crashes, others do in the hours and days following their collisions. There are trends as it relates to when and why fatal accidents occur.

Cary woman killed by teenage driver

Teenage drivers in the Cary area and across the United States often have a reputation for bad driving. Teenage brains are not fully developed until they are in their 20s, which can result in teens making bad decisions. A tragic fatal accident recently occurred in Cary caused by a teen driver.

Man charged in fatal crash near Cary

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.

Driver charged with involuntary manslaughter in woman's death

A 55-year-old woman who was struggling for life out of grave injuries she suffered after a driver struck her in a busy Charlotte road died last week at a local medical center. After the death of the victim, law enforcement officials charged the driver with a new charge involuntary manslaughter.

Negligence and the standard of proof

A man was killed near Raleigh recently when he was struck by another vehicle after he stepped out of his pickup truck. According to police, the man and his son were driving on North Carolina Highway 540 when the trailer they were pulling came unhitched. The man got out of the truck to reattach the trailer when he was struck by another vehicle on the roadway.

Teen killed by hit-and-run driver

Many people in the Cary area walk to their destination. Pedestrians are everywhere, whether they're going to church, to school, their jobs, a store, or just enjoying a leisurely stroll. Most of the time pedestrians are able to safely share the road with other drivers. But occasionally a serious fatal accident occurs where a pedestrian is killed.

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