Charlotte, NC (October 13, 2020) – Around 9:55 a.m. on the morning of Tuesday, October 13, a hit-and-run accident took place in Charlotte.
Charlotte officials confirmed that the accident took place at the intersection of West Sugar Creek Road and Reagan Drive when two vehicles collided with each other. One of the vehicles immediately fled the scene of the collision afterward. Police did not confirm if they have caught the driver responsible for the accident.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were present at the scene of the crash where they assisted those with injuries. The injured victims, who have not yet been identified, were taken to the hospital for treatment.
The roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time.
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
In 2015, there were approximately 737,100 hit-and-run accidents. This means that there is a hit-and-run accident every 43 seconds in the entire U.S. Hit-and-run collisions occur when drivers flee the scene of a crash after it takes place, which is known for being a highly illegal act. Hit-and-run drivers risk the lives of everyone on our roads when they decide to flee the scene without checking on those involved. Being injured in one of these accidents can have a huge and lasting impact on your life. It is important that you have the skilled help of an attorney in your time of need.
North Carolina car accidents happen due to many different reasons including distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, and many other reasons. In the blink of an eye, your life could be turned upside-down due to an accident that is not your fault. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling after a collision and want to ensure that your rights are being protected in your dire time of need. Our attorneys can answer any questions that you may have concerning deadlines you have to meet, evidence you will have to gather, and more. Speaking with a personal injury attorney is one of the best decisions that you can make when it comes to your case.
At Ricci Law Firm, PA, our accident attorneys in North Carolina are here for you when you need them the most. We understand how difficult it can be to face the aftermath of an accident and will ensure that your rights are being protected in your time of need. Our attorneys can assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for aspects like medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering, therapy costs, and more. Please contact an accident attorney in North Carolina at (252) 777-2222 to find out how we can help you.
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