Martin County, NC – One Person Dead After Serious Head-on Collision

Martin County, NC (December 11, 2018) – A student from the East Carolina University lost her life and another woman.

Martin County, NC (December 11, 2018) – A student from the East Carolina University lost her life and another woman was seriously injured following a head-on collision in Martin County.

The accident happened this morning around 10:00 a.m. on Highway 171 near the intersection of Wainwright Road. 22-year-old Mariah Moore was driving her vehicle along the roadway when her tire blew out and her vehicle crossed the center line.

The other driver of the second vehicle, 18-year-old Morgan Taylor, was struck head-on by the vehicle. Taylor was airlifted to the hospital with serious injuries and is expected to recover.

A driver who was traveling in front of Taylor’s vehicle saw light smoke coming from the back of Moore’s vehicle and then saw the two vehicles crash off the sides of the highway. The crash was so severe that it closed the highway for two hours.

Moore died at the scene of the accident, according to police. At this time, police continue their investigation of the accident.

First and foremost, we would like to extend our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Mariah Moore and also our deepest sympathies to the other injured party in the hopes that they will be able to recover in a timely manner.

Fatal Accident in North Carolina

Martin County, NC – One Person Dead After Serious Head-on CollisionIn North Carolina fatal accidents take place every day on our roads. In fact, in North Carolina, car accidents are one of the leading causes of death. North Carolina actually has a fatality rate of 15 out of 100,000 people losing their lives every year. This puts them near the top of the list for states with the most fatalities. Losing someone close to you can be a horrific, life-changing experience and we want you to know that you are never alone during this time.

It is important to remember that you have many rights in your accident claim after losing somebody close to you. If your loved one has fallen victim to neglect, our experienced North Carolina wrongful death attorneys are here for you in your time of need. We are fully devoted to helping you receive compensation after a devastating car accident has changed your life and the lives of those around you. An attorney with proven case results under their wing can help you through this difficult time. At the Nye Law Group, we do not want you to forget that you have many rights under personal injury laws. Contact us today at 912-200-5230 for more information.

Note: A variety of outside sources including news bulletins and police reports were used to create these posts and report on the injuries involved. Due to this, the details of these accidents have not been independently confirmed by our team and writing staff. In the event that false information is included in the story, please contact us immediately with the post’s title and the incorrect information, and we will correct the content.

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.


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