Charlotte, NC (September 22, 2020) – Around 1:15 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon, September 22, a hit-and-run accident with injuries occurred in Charlotte.
Charlotte officials confirmed that the accident took place at 200 South College Street when multiple vehicles collided in front of the BB&T office. According to officials, one of the drivers fled the scene of the accident. Police did not confirm if they were able to catch the driver responsible for the crash.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were present at the scene of the accident. One or more victims in the vehicles that remained at the scene were injured but the extent of their injuries is not entirely known.
The roadway was closed down in multiple lanes in the area as police worked to clear the scene.
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
Every single week, hundreds of car accidents occur in the state of North Carolina due to the negligence of others. Though these accidents take place due to many different reasons, hit-and-run collisions are among the most severe and occur due to reckless parties who flee the scene. When a driver flees the scene of an accident, they are committing an illegal act that tends to lead to some of the most catastrophic harm. If you have been injured in one of these accidents, you have the right to seek compensation against a party who has caused you harm.
If you have been injured in a North Carolina car accident and believe that another party is to blame, you have options as you move forward. Many hit-and-run accidents happen because a driver was engaged in reckless acts at the time of the collision and did not want to be caught by police. These reckless acts include drunk driving, speeding, fatigue, and more. If you have been injured in an accident and believe that another party is to blame, you should always speak with an attorney who has experience dealing with North Carolina personal injury claims.
At Ricci Law Firm, PA, our skilled accident attorneys are here for you after you have been injured in a car accident that is not your fault. The aftermath of a car accident can have a lasting impact on your life and leave you feeling helpless and alone at times. You may find that you are eligible for aspects like medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, surgery costs, and more. If you have been injured, you have options moving forward. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in North Carolina at (252) 777-2222 to find out how we can assist you in your time of need.
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