Charlotte, NC (October 8, 2020) – Around 7:10 p.m. on Thursday, October 8, a car accident took place at an intersection in Charlotte.
Charlotte officials confirmed that the collision took place at the intersection of Freedom Drive and Alleghany Street when two vehicles collided with one another. The vehicles involved in the accident were badly damaged as a result.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were present at the scene of the accident where they assisted those with injuries. The injured victims were taken to the hospital with various injuries, though the extent of the injuries is not yet known.
The roadway was closed down in the area for an extended period of time as police worked to clear the scene.
No further details have been released. The investigation into the accident continues at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in North Carolina
Car accidents occur in North Carolina each year, some of which are more severe than others. In just one recent year’s time, in fact, it was determined that approximately 119,000 people were injured as a result of these accidents. Though these accidents can happen anywhere, one of the most common places for collisions is at intersections. Every year in the U.S., over 2.5 million intersection accidents occur due to the negligence of others. These accidents can range anywhere from minor to severe in nature. If you have been injured in a collision and believe that another party is to blame, you have options moving forward.
Nobody is ever fully prepared to become involved in a car accident that is not their fault. However, in the blink of an eye, the victim’s lives can be risked due to these accidents. Many types of accidents occur every day in North Carolina including those caused by distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, and many other related reasons. If you have suffered harm in a North Carolina car accident, it is important that you have help from a personal injury attorney as you move forward.
At Ricci Law Firm Injury Lawyers, PA, our skilled and compassionate accident attorneys are here to help you after you have suffered immense harm as a result of a car accident. We believe that you have every right to hold a liable party responsible for the harm that they have caused you. Our attorneys are dedicated to aggressively fighting to protect your rights as you move forward after a collision that is not your fault. If you have been injured in a car accident and wonder what options are available for you, please contact a North Carolina accident attorney at (252) 777-2222 to find out how we can help you.
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