Charlotte, NC (August 27, 2020) – Around 6:10 p.m. on August 26, police responded to the scene of a car crash at an intersection in Charlotte.
The accident, according to police, took place at the intersection of Independence Boulevard and Sardis Road North. Police confirmed that two vehicles collided with each other when one of the vehicles struck the rear end of another vehicle trying to turn at the intersection.
According to police, one of the vehicles had extensive front-end damages. Fire crews worked to extricate one or more victims from the vehicle.
Paramedics were dispatched to the scene of the accident to assist those with injuries. It is not known how many were transported to the hospital or what their conditions were.
Both lanes of traffic were blocked in the area for an extensive period of time until police cleared the roadway.
No further details have been released, but the investigation 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 happen every hour of the day in North Carolina, sending hundreds of victims to the hospital every single week. In just one year’s time, over 119,000 people are injured in these horrific accidents due to the negligence of others. Though car accidents can happen virtually anywhere, one of the most common places for collisions is at intersections. Intersection accidents are some of the most severe accidents on our roads due to the fact that drivers sometimes blow through an intersection without stopping at high speeds. This can lead to severe harm in the blink of an eye. If you have been harmed in one of these accidents, it is essential that you seek the help of an accident attorney who you can trust.
Many people feel lost and confused after an accident that is not their fault. You may wonder what type of evidence you will need to hold a party liable for your harm. You might also wonder what deadlines you will have to meet or the compensation that you are eligible for. On top of that, many people do not know how they will deal with the insurance company since they have never done so in the past. If you have been injured in a collision that is not your fault, it is essential that you seek the immediate help of a North Carolina car accident attorney in your time of need.
At Ricci Law Firm Injury Lawyers, PA, our accident attorneys are here to help you in the midst of your personal injury claim in North Carolina. We understand how challenging it can be to move forward when you know that another party is to blame for your accident. We believe that a responsible party should be held liable for an accident that you did not cause. You have many options for recovery and should not be on the hook for medical bills or any other expenses you have sustained. Please contact an accident attorney in North Carolina at (252) 777-2222 for more information on your legal options.
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