According to WAVY, a man driving on the wrong side of Armory Drive in Southampton County, Virginia (VA) slammed head-on with another driver. The victim subsequently passed away from serious injuries sustained in the accident. In addition, four people were injured in the accident.
The driver of the vehicle traveling the wrong way has been arrested and, at the date of this posting, was being held in Southampton County Jail.
The Virginia Injury Lawyer’s Perspective:
The victim's family may have grounds to pursue a wrongful death claim against the at-fault driver. They should consider speaking to a Virginia wrongful death attorney to discuss their legal options.
Our firm published an in-depth legal guide on the Virginia wrongful death claims process. In the guide, we talk about the statute of limitations, the types of damages available and so forth. Get a PDF of the guide here.