Wilkes County, NC (December 24, 2021) – Three people have lost their lives following an accident in Wilkes County on Friday evening, December 17. At around 3:20 p.m., authorities were notified that their assistance was needed on-site at a crash on Boone Trail.
Reports from authorities show that 45-year-old Sherry Elaine Aderhold was traveling east on Boone Trail in a Ford F-350. For unknown reasons, the vehicle collided head-on with a Toyota Camry.
The impact of the crash caused both vehicles to go off the roadway where the Toyota to overturn.
Two people in the Toyota, identified as 79-year-old Ellen Huffman Roten and 81-year-old Pearl Bullins Huffman, and Aderhold all sustained fatal injuries. The three victims died at the scene.
At this time, the crash remains under investigation.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the families of Sherry Elaine Aderhold, Ellen Huffman Roten, and Pearl Bullins Huffman. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Auto Accidents in North Carolina
Every day, people lose their lives in auto accidents across the state of North Carolina. Reports from 2018 show that more than 1,400 people lose their lives in collisions across the state each year. These accidents are often caused by distracted, reckless, and drowsy drivers. When people engage in negligent actions while operating their vehicles, they are likely to cause life-changing accidents for those involved.
Losing a loved one in an accident can be difficult to deal with. Fatal accidents often leave families to endure the mental, emotional, and financial consequences. Quite often, families have to spend tens of thousands of dollars on funeral expenses and other end-of-life expenses. Although there is nothing that can bring back the lives of those taken away suddenly and unexpectedly, working with a wrongful death attorney in Wilkes County can provide families with legal avenues to collect compensation to help alleviate some of the financial burdens they face moving forward.
Wilkes County Wrongful Death Lawyer
Losing a loved one in an auto accident may be one of the most difficult things you will ever have to deal with in your life. For this reason, the Wilkes County car accident attorneys at Ricci Law Firm, PA strive to help bereaved families move forward after experiencing the sudden and unexpected loss of a loved one.
When negligence, and other reckless actions are the cause of deaths on roadways throughout our state, we help surviving relatives to the decedent get the justice and compensation they deserve from all liable parties. Our team is available to meet with you at your earliest convenience and to help guide you through the complex legal system so you can get the justice you deserve.
If your loved one lost their life in a motor vehicle accident, contact our North Carolina personal injury attorneys at (252) 888-9381 to see how we can help you. Schedule a free case review with our team at your earliest convenience to explore legal options available for your family.
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