Charlotte, NC (November 27, 2020) – Around 11:35 p.m. on Friday night, November 27, a hit-and-run accident occurred at an intersection in Charlotte.
Charlotte officials confirmed that the accident took place at the intersection of East 5th Street and North College Street when two vehicles collided with each other. Police confirmed that one of the vehicles immediately fled the scene of the accident without stopping.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene of the accident to help those in the vehicle that remained at the scene. One or more victims were taken to the hospital for treatment of their injuries.
Police did not say if they caught the driver responsible for the accident.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the intersection for an extended period of time.
No further details have been released but the investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in North Carolina
Hit-and-run accidents are illegal acts that occur when a driver causes an accident and then flees the scene without stopping. There are many risks associated with these accidents due to the fact that those involved might not receive immediate medical attention, which means that more people could be seriously injured or even lose their lives due to these accidents. Hundreds of these collisions lead to severe injuries each year in the state of North Carolina. If you have been injured due to one of these accidents, you should be prepared to seek the help of an attorney.
North Carolina car accidents occur in the blink of an eye and lead to serious injuries at times. Some of the most common but serious injuries stemming from these accidents include spinal cord injuries, TBIs, fractures, organ damage, and more. If you have sustained injuries due to an accident, it is likely that you will spend a period of time in the hospital recovering. On top of that, you may miss out on time at work. You should always be prepared to seek the help of a personal injury attorney who can help you through these challenging times.
At Ricci Law Firm, PA, our accident attorneys have aggressively fought to protect the rights of many injured victims throughout the years. We understand how difficult it can be to come to terms with an accident and offer our support to you when you need it the most. We will help you determine if you are eligible for compensation that will cover a wide array of aspects as you work on your recovery. Please do not hesitate to contact a North Carolina accident attorney at (252) 777-2222 to find out how we can help you.
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