Charlotte, NC (December 9, 2020) – On Wednesday afternoon, December 9, a firetruck accident took place at an intersection in Charlotte.
Charlotte officials confirmed that the crash took place at the intersection of Sharon Amity Road and Central Avenue. A firetruck and a passenger vehicle entered the intersection at the same time, causing them to collide with one another. This led to extensive damages to the vehicles involved.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene of the crash. Paramedics were seen assisting one or more victims with their injuries, though their conditions are not yet known.
Due to the severity of the crash, the roadway was blocked in the area for some time. Police urged those traveling through to avoid the area for some time.
No further details have been released. The investigation continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Truck Accidents in North Carolina
Every year, thousands of truck accidents occur within the entire state of North Carolina. In 2016 alone, approximately 14,000 truck accidents took place due to negligent reasons within the state. Truck accidents happen due to many reasons such as distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, and more. Especially when it comes to firetruck-related accidents, these collisions can lead to severe and life-altering harm. It is imperative that victims understand their options moving forward after these accidents.
Being injured in any type of North Carolina truck accident can impact your life in many ways as you get back on your feet. As you work on your physical recovery, for instance, you may wonder how you can also move forward on a financial level. Truck drivers are in charge of some of the largest vehicles on our roads, which is why they are specifically trained for the job. If you have been injured in one of these accidents, you should always be prepared to speak with a personal injury attorney in North Carolina as soon as possible.
For years, our accident attorneys at Ricci Law Firm Injury Lawyers, PA are here for you after you have been injured in a truck accident that is not your fault. We continue to assist those who have been severely harmed on many levels, providing them with the resources necessary to move forward. Our attorneys will help you work toward compensation for a variety of aspects. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in North Carolina at (252) 777-2222 to find out what options are available for you.
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