Davidson County, NC (November 17, 2018) – The Highway Patrol said that a woman lost her life at the scene of a fatal car accident in Davidson County this week. She has since been identified by police.
Police say that 39-year-old Melissa Hicks died at the scene of an accident in her 1997 Saturn. The other driver was taken to the Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center with injuries.
The crash took place on Hampton Road and James Road around 2:39 p.m. when a 1996 Honda went left of center on the road and struck Hicks’ vehicle head-on.
The driver of the Honda’s name has not been released and we do not know their condition at this time. The driver of the Honda may or may not be facing charges.
We wish to take a moment to extend our condolences to the family and friends of Melissa Hicks at this time, as we understand how difficult it can be to face the death of a loved one in a life-changing accident.
Fatal Accident in North Carolina
There were 267,494 traffic accidents across the entire state of North Carolina last year. Approximately 85,000 people received injuries and many would also lose their lives in these serious crashes. Many of the most common types of accidents that took place that led to the loss of lives of others included lane departures, distracted driving, failing to yield the right of way, reckless driving, and more.
At the Nye Law Group, we have adopted a personal responsibility to help those that have been affected by the reckless actions of another party. If you have lost somebody close to you in a serious accident, it might be causing serious results on your entire life and you might be finding it difficult to move forward. We want to stand by your side during this difficult time. Contact us today for more information at 912-200-5230. We are waiting to hear from you and your family.
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Disclaimer: We at Nye Law Group pride ourselves as members of our local community and strive to improve the overall safety and wellbeing of everyone in our state. Our deepest condolences go out to those injured in these accidents, and we hope that by promoting an awareness of these dangers, our community can take the steps necessary to avoid them. These posts are not a solicitation for business, and the information provided should not be mistaken as medical or legal advice.