Charlotte, NC (December 14, 2020) – Around 5:55 p.m. on the evening of Monday, December 14, a car accident occurred on a highway in Charlotte.
Charlotte officials confirmed that the accident happened in the northbound lanes of I-77 around the area of Brookshire Freeway and I-85. Few details have been released but it is believed that multiple vehicles collided with each other after one lost control.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene of the accident to help those with injuries. Several people, who have not yet been identified, were taken to the hospital for treatment.
Due to the severity of the crash, traffic was impacted for several hours after the accident. Police quickly worked to clear the scene.
No further details have been released but the investigation into the accident continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in North Carolina
Highways are some of the most dangerous places on our roads but also some of the most common areas for serious accidents. In just one recent year’s time, over 119,000 people were injured as a result of car accidents within the state. Because highways are a common area for accidents, drivers are urged to pay close attention to the roads around them and never engage in reckless acts like intoxicated driving, distracted driving, speeding, and more. If you have suffered from harm due to a car accident, you should be prepared to speak with a legal advocate.
Being injured in a North Carolina car accident can have a huge and lasting impact on every aspect of your life. Your life could be turned upside-down due to an accident that is caused by another party. If you can prove that another party is to blame for your collision, you might be successful as you move forward with your personal injury claim. You should always seek the immediate help of a car accident attorney in your time of need.
At Ricci Law Firm Injury Lawyers, PA, our accident attorneys are here for you after you have been hurt in a car crash. We have aggressively fought to protect the rights of those injured in serious accidents throughout the years. Our attorneys are here to help you obtain compensation for a wide array of aspects such as medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, therapy costs, and more. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in North Carolina at (252) 777-2222 to find out how we can help you.
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