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Ri'chard Anthony Donell Davis Dies in Stolen Car After Crash with Carolina Areza in Southwest Charlotte on March 26, 2023

Charlotte, NC (March 26, 2023) - Local news outlets report a tragic accident in southwest Charlotte early Sunday morning, resulting in the death of a 15-year-old and serious injuries to a 44-year-old driver.

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department responded to a crash near the intersection of South Tryon Street and Erwin Road around 1 a.m. Upon arrival, officers discovered a flipped 2015 Kia Optima with significant front-end damage and a 2015 GMC Acadia, also with major front-end damage. Ri'chard Anthony Donell Davis, the 15-year-old driver of the Kia, was pronounced dead at the scene by Medic. The other driver, Carolina Areza, was taken to Atrium Health Main with serious injuries.

Authorities revealed that Ri'chard was driving at a high rate of speed when he lost control of the stolen Kia, crossed into oncoming traffic, and collided with the GMC Acadia on the front driver's side. The Kia Optima had been reported stolen two days prior to the accident. Toxicology results for Ri'chard are still pending.

Carolina Areza, the driver of the GMC Acadia, was reportedly not speeding and not impaired at the time of the crash. South Tryon Street at Erwin Road was closed as police investigated the incident.

The investigation into this tragic accident is ongoing, and anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department at (704) 432-2169, extension 6. Anonymous tips can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers by calling (704) 334-1600.

How Rosensteel Fleishman Can Help Accident Victims

Rosensteel Fleishman, a law firm based in Charlotte, NC, offers their assistance to those affected by the recent tragic accident involving a stolen car. They focus on personal injury, car accidents, and wrongful death cases, working to provide the support and guidance needed during difficult times.

Experience and Compassion in Personal Injury Cases

The attorneys at Rosensteel Fleishman understand the importance of both professionalism and compassion when dealing with personal injury cases. Corey Rosensteel, one of the firm's Charlotte personal injury attorneys, said, "Our team is committed to helping our clients navigate the legal process with empathy and understanding. We know that the aftermath of an accident can be an incredibly trying time for all involved."

Guidance for Car Accident Victims

Car accidents often result in significant physical, emotional, and financial hardships for the victims and their families. Matthew Fleishman, another car accident attorney at the firm, stated, "We strive to help our clients understand their rights and options in order to secure the compensation they deserve."

Expressing Condolences and Offering Support

Rosensteel Fleishman extends their heartfelt condolences to the victims of the recent accident, as well as their families and friends. The firm acknowledges the immense pain and suffering that such an event can cause and remains dedicated to helping those affected through legal counsel and emotional support.

Assistance in Wrongful Death Cases

In cases of wrongful death, Rosensteel Fleishman works tirelessly to seek justice and compensation for the surviving family members. They understand that no amount of money can ever truly make up for the loss of a loved one, but they believe in helping families secure financial stability and closure during such a difficult period.

Community Involvement and Support

The law firm of Rosensteel Fleishman is deeply connected to the Charlotte community and strives to give back through various forms of support and involvement. They believe that by standing with the community, they can help create a safer and more just environment for all residents.

Contact Rosensteel Fleishman to Discuss Your Rights

If you or someone you know has been affected by the recent accident, Rosensteel Fleishman encourages you to reach out and discuss your rights with their experienced legal team. They are ready to offer the guidance and support needed to help victims and their families navigate the complex legal process and seek the compensation they deserve.

Call us today at: 704-714-1450

Corey Rosensteel adds, "We are here to listen, understand, and advocate on your behalf. Our team is committed to ensuring that your rights are protected and that you receive the best possible outcome in your case."

Seeking Justice and Closure

Rosensteel Fleishman remains dedicated to helping the victims of the accident, along with their families and friends, find justice and closure. They will continue to offer their support, expertise, and compassion throughout the legal process, working tirelessly to secure the best possible outcome for their clients.

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