An accident in Gaston County turned fatal this weekend.  A collision between an SUV and a passenger car has taken the life of one person.

According to authorities, the accident occurred at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday afternoon as the two drivers were traveling on Highway 321 near Community Road.  A body was found under the SUV when authorities reached the scene.

The driver of the passenger car was outside of his car when the SUV struck him.  The passengers in the SUV were unharmed, but the driver of the passenger car died at the scene despite persistent efforts by rescue personnel to save him.  Northbound York Highway was closed for an hour which caused extensive delays in the area.

Any type of serious injury can bring harm to the victim and his/her loved ones.  One may have an action to recover damages for injuries sustained during an accident.  Contact the law offices of Reeves, Aiken, and Hightower to consult with one of our personal injury attorneys.  Our personal injury attorneys understand the emotional and financial hardships facing persons injured in an accident and want to help you or someone you might know.  We are licensed in both North and South Carolina, where you can contact us at 704-499-9000 or 877-374-5999 toll-free.