Iredell County, NC (November 13, 2020) – A young woman named Jamie Batcher and a young man named Dylan Poole were tragically killed in an accident in Iredell County on Thursday morning after their vehicle hydroplaned.
The tragic wreck happened on N.C. Highway 115 near the intersection with Pisgah Church Road. According to available information, Mr. Poole was driving his Ford pickup truck when it hydroplaned across the center line and hit an oncoming Jeep.
Mr. Poole and Ms. Batcher, who was a passenger in the Ford pickup driver by Mr. Poole, were both killed. The driver of the Jeep was seriously injured and ultimately taken to Wake Forest Baptist for medical care.
Defective Roadway Accidents
The lawyers at Hendren Redwine & Malone have significant experience handling cases involving defective roadways including improper drainage conditions. In this case, it is not clear whether the roadway was improperly drained and whether this condition was a cause of the wreck. In order to make such a determination, it would be necessary to send our engineers to the accident scene to determine the drainage conditions and how they impacted the roadway at the time of the wreck.
As in any wrongful death case, the lawyers at Hendren Redwine & Malone offer our condolences to the families of the victims.
If you or a family member were involved in this incident and have questions about your legal rights, please contact Hendren Redwine & Malone and ask to speak with Mike Malone. Our lawyers have helped families of wrongful death victims across the state of North Carolina and we have handled many cases in Raleigh, North Carolina where this wreck occurred.
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