Union County, NC (November 11, 2018) – Emergency crews were called to the scene of a fatal accident in Union County on Thursday, November 8. The accident took place around 12:30 p.m.
Police responded to the intersection of NC Highway 200 and Highway 218 near New Salem. At the time of the accident, Richard Simpson was driving a Ford F-150 when he ran a red light, striking a Chevy Silverado.
Simpson passed away from his injuries in the accident. The driver of the Silverado was not reported to be injured. This was the second fatal accident that happened at an intersection in this area this month.
Police continue to investigate the accident at this time.
We would like to extend our condolences to the friends and family of Richard Simpson, who lost his life unexpectedly in a serious accident. We were extremely saddened to hear about this accident and hope that the loved ones will be able to move forward with peace and comfort at this time.
Fatal Accident in North Carolina
Various factors will determine how serious an accident is going to be. Many fatal accidents happen due to the speed at which vehicle drivers are traveling, the number of vehicles involved, whether the parties were wearing seatbelts, and more. Losing somebody in a fatal accident might just be one of the most difficult things you have ever experienced.
Our attorneys at the Nye Law Group have a personal responsibility to help those who have fallen victim to the reckless actions of negligent drivers. Every year, these accidents continue to take place, causing serious results to those involved and an impact that is very lasting on the family and friends of the loved one. We are here for you every step of the way, so do not hesitate to call us for more information at 912-200-5230.
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.