A motorist died after his vehicle was rear-ended by another vehicle on the U.S. Route 64 bypass Sunday night.
According to North Carolina State Highway Patrol, 50-year-old Charles McGee had pulled off the interstate to repair his daughter Neshoba Gorham’s vehicle which had broken down in the area earlier that day when he was rear-ended by a BMW driven by an unidentified male motorist.
Mr. McGee died at the scene from his injuries. The BMW driver and his unidentified passenger were not hurt.
Charges are pending in this case.
Officials are conducting an ongoing investigation to determine the cause of this incident.
According to the National Safety Council, more than 2.5 million rear-end collisions are reported every year, making them the most common type of automobile accident.
Seeing a copy of the North Carolina accident report is extremely important. Reports are critical to professional investigations and also serve to create peace of mind for the victims and their families. Without an official report, you’ll likely be unaware of several key facts that help to explain how the accident happened, and you’ll also be unable to dispute any inaccuracies the accident report may contain.
3 Facts to remember about North Carolina Accident reports:
If you file an insurance claim or lawsuit, this document will be the first piece of evidence that everyone wants to see.
An North Carolina accident report’s main purpose is to tell what happened: how, where, when, and to whom.
The “how” of an accident report is the officer’s best after-the-fact interpretation of the crash. Sometimes it’s possible to amend disputed facts in a report.
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