South Mills, NC (November 28, 2018) – Two people lost their lives in a fatal crash that took place in Camden County this past week, according to police, and they have now been identified.
The crash happened on U.S. 17 in South Mills around 11:30 a.m. and involved two vehicles. Police say that 70-year-old Carol Smith was turning onto 17 South from US 17 when she collided with another vehicle. Smith had a passenger in her vehicle, identified as 46-year-old Lillie Stewart Smith. Both of those in the vehicle tragically passed away at the scene.
There were also two other passengers in the vehicle, identified as a 46-year-old and a 13-year-old, who were both injured and taken to the hospital for treatment. They are expected to recover.
Many people spoke with police and said that they are familiar with the area and that many accidents take place in this area every year.
We would like to offer our most sincere condolences to the families of both Carol Smith and Lillie Smith. Our hearts go out to them as they try to make sense of this terrible accident and begin the grieving process. We also would like to send positive thoughts and well-wishes to both of the individuals who were injured and hospitalized in this accident. We hope that they are able to make a complete and swift recovery from the injuries sustained in this terrible crash.
Fatal Accident in North Carolina
Fatal car accidents take place every day on North Carolina roads for a variety of reasons such as drunk driving, speeding, distracted driving, and more. All of these accidents are particularly dangerous and can easily end in the loss of life of a loved one, which might be one of the most difficult things you and your family will ever experience.
At the Nye Law Group, our North Carolina car accident attorneys are avid about offering our support to those who have been affected by the negligence of another person or entity. Our kindhearted and well-informed accident attorneys pride themselves on easing a difficult process as you work through the legalities of your case and work toward the compensation you and your family deserve as you are going through this difficult grieving process. If you have lost a loved one, contact us today at 912-200-5230 to find out how we can help you move forward with the help you deserve.
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