A crash at the intersection of Airport Road and Village Creek Way in Rowan County, North Carolina (NC), has sparked a police search for a hit-and-run driver.
A car reportedly ran off the road and overcorrected, bringing the car sideways onto the road before it hit a passing motorcycle. Mark Jones, driving the motorcycle, died at the scene. His wife, Sue Jones, succumbed to her injuries in a local hospital.
Police say the driver of the car walked away from the scene of the crash. They are on the lookout for Khalil Abdul Farook, also known as Donald Ray Miller or Duck Miller. Anyone with information about Farook's whereabouts is asked to call police immediately. Investigators say a party was going on at the time of the crash, and many people were walking nearby and witnessed the crash.
The North Carolina Wrongful Death Attorneys' Perspective
The deceased victims' family should contact a wrongful death attorney in North Carolina to discuss their legal options. Even if the hit-and-run driver is never apprehended, your car insurance company must pay up to the total uninsured motorist insurance coverage the policy provides. Even if the hit-and-run driver doesn't have car insurance, most state laws require this special coverage attached to every car owner's insurance policy.
Potentially Helpful Info
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