Shenandoah, VA – Carmelita R. Samples, 6-Year-Old Killed in I-81 Crash

Shenandoah, VA (November 27, 2020) – A car crash occurred on a highway in Shenandoah this past Wednesday, November 25, that took the life of two individuals and injured three others.

The accident occurred when a 2013 Kia Sorento headed south on Interstate 81 left the left side of the roadway and overturned multiple times. The time was approximately 11:06 a.m., and the location of the crash was near the 287-mile marker on Interstate 81.

A six-year-old boy from Kingsport, Tennessee was among the two fatalities that resulted from the collision. The other person killed in the wreck was identified as Carmelita R. Samples, aged 50, also of Kingsport. 

Two other passengers present in the car at the time of the collision were identified as Ashton Douglas, 31, and Franklin Henry, 41, both also of Kingsport, Tennessee, both were injured in the accident. They were transported via ambulance to Winchester Medical Center. 

The driver of the Kia was identified as Brittany A. Toy, 31, of Jackson, Mississippi. She was also injured and transported to a nearby medical center for treatment. 

No other information has been released regarding the accident or its circumstances at this time. 

An ongoing investigation is currently underway. 

We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the families of the deceased. Our thoughts are with them and everyone that was affected by this tragedy. There is nothing more devastating than the unexpected and sudden loss of a family member especially if the accident that took their life could have been avoided. 

 Our local Virginia wrongful death attorney is available 24 hours a day to answer all of your questions surrounding the fatal accident that claimed the life of your loved one. Call 1-888-657-1460 right now to be connected with our Virginia wrongful death lawyer who will provide you with a free case evaluation, a complimentary copy of the police accident report, and will ensure that your legal rights are protected and asserted. Call us today. 

Fatal Virginia Car Accidents

Automobile accidents are not an uncommon occurrence in Virginia, with a crash occurring approximately once every four minutes. According to statistical traffic data compiled concerning the state of Virginia, one in every 25 Virginia drivers has been involved in a collision. Virginia traffic accidents result in approximately two deaths per day, and around 178 injuries. In the year 2015, Virginia saw a total of 125,800 auto crashes take place. Sadly, over 30% of these collisions were caused by driver negligence of some kind. 

Local Accident Reports was created as a resource for accident victims and their families throughout the United States who have sustained injuries or lost a loved one in an accident.  We provide invaluable resources and information for anyone who has been injured or is grieving the sudden and unexpected loss of a loved one that occurred as a result of an accident. To obtain a free police accident report, contact our wrongful death lawyer in Virginia today. 

When we lose a loved one in a careless, reckless, or negligent accident that could have been prevented, it may feel like no amount of compensation could make us feel complete again.  Filing a wrongful death lawsuit against the responsible parties can ensure that you are able to cope with the loss of your family. 

 If you recently lost a loved one in a preventable accident, call to speak with our Virginia wrongful death lawyer as soon as possible to protect your rights and get justice for your deceased family member. If you believe your loved one’s fatal accident was caused by another driver’s careless, reckless, negligent, or intentional actions of another, you need legal guidance. We can help you. To speak to our Virginia wrongful death lawyer today call 1-888-657-1460 today.

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