Three Children, Two Adults Killed in a North Carolina Tragic SUV Accident

A North Carolina Highway Patrol Trooper reported a sports utility vehicle ran off of an unpaved national forest road into a canal about 6 p.m. on Sunday, April 17, 2011. The vehicle landed on its roof under several feet of water. Tire marks on the road indicate that speed was a likely factor.

The five victims were the female driver, an adult male, and three children. Two of the children involved in the fatal accident were infants found in their car seats, after the SUV was pulled from the water.

Terrible auto accidents occur for a multitude of reasons. Not adhering to speed limits is unfortunately a common cause of catastrophic injuries or death in auto accident cases. The driver of the vehicle can be considered negligent for ignoring the rules of the roadPope & Howard, P.C. is the Atlanta firm who will aggressively pursue full compensation for people severely injured or killed in an auto accident.

If you or someone you know has been injured or killed in an auto accident, please call Pope & Howard, P.C. at 404-885-9999. Tell us about your experience – the initial consultation is free.

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