Charlotte, NC (October 14, 2020) – Around 12 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon, October 14, a hit-and-run accident took place in Charlotte.
Charlotte officials confirmed that the accident took place at the intersection of Remount Road and Toomey Avenue when two vehicles collided with one another. One of the vehicles fled the scene of the accident, leaving the other vehicle behind. Both vehicles were badly damaged as a result.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were present at the scene of the crash. They assisted one or more parties with injuries, though the full extent of the injuries is not entirely known.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the intersection for some time. Police did not say if they were able to catch the driver responsible for the accident.
No further details have been released but the investigation continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in North Carolina
In 2017, the North Carolina Department of Transportation recorded approximately 56 hit-and-run accidents that led to either injuries or fatalities, though many may not have been recorded. These accidents occur in the blink of an eye when a driver strikes another vehicle and then flees the scene of the collision. Hit-and-run drivers are known for being some of the most dangerous drivers on our roads whose accidents cause some of the most tremendous harm. If you have been seriously injured in a hit-and-run accident, it is important that you have legal help by your side.
The aftermath of a North Carolina car accident can leave you feeling helpless and alone as you navigate the legal system. One of the most challenging aspects in one of these cases is trying to prove that another party is to blame for a collision after they have fled the scene. Hit-and-run accidents lead to serious harm each year including injuries like whiplash, TBIs, fractures, and more. If you have suffered harm in an accident and wonder where you can turn, it is important that you speak with a skilled accident attorney. See our proven track record of success representing injured clients throughout North Carolina at https://www.riccilawnc.com/results/.
At Ricci Law Firm, PA, our skilled and dedicated accident attorneys are here for you every step of the way when you have been injured in an accident that is not your fault. If you can show that another party is to blame for a hit-and-run accident, you may be able to receive compensation for a wide array of aspects. We understand how challenging it can be to face the aftermath of a car accident on your own and will stand by your side. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney at (252) 777-2222 to find out how we can help you.
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