Greensboro, NC (November 11, 2018) – In Greensboro, one police officer has died and another had been seriously injured in a fatal collision in Greensboro following a robbery investigation. The accident took place yesterday, November 10.
At the time, both officers were attempting to locate the vehicle that was being driven by a possible robbery suspect when the two vehicles crashed into one another. No civilian vehicles were involved.
Two officers were taken to the hospital where one was pronounced dead due to severe trauma while there. The other officer is expected to recover from his injuries.
The officer who lost his life in the accident has been identified as 24-year-old Jared William Franks. At this time, police continue to investigate the circumstances of the accident.
We were extremely saddened to hear about this horrific accident and wish to take this time to offer our condolences to the friends and family of Jared William Franks at this time.
Fatal Accident in North Carolina
In North Carolina, fatal accidents take place every single day on our roads. North Carolina ranks 19 out of all 50 states for fatal accidents, with 14.3 people losing their lives in every 100,000 accidents. In 2016, approximately 1,450 people lost their lives in serious accidents in our state but North Carolina is working to reduce these numbers.
At the Nye Law Group, we have accepted a personal responsibility to help those who have been seriously affected by the negligence of another party and have lost a loved one. If somebody closest to you has lost their life in an accident that you believe could have prevented, you might wonder what options you and your family have at this time. You have very noteworthy rights at this time and we want to stand by your side. Call us for more information at 912-200-5230.
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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.