Charlotte, NC (December 18, 2020) – Around 5 p.m. on Friday evening, December 18, a hit-and-run accident took place on a roadway in Charlotte.
Charlotte officials confirmed that the accident took place at 11222 Providence Road when two vehicles collided with one another for unknown reasons. One of the vehicles immediately fled the scene of the accident, leaving the other behind with damages.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene of the accident to help those with injuries. One or more 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. 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
Every year, hundreds of thousands of car accidents occur in the state of North Carolina due to the recklessness of others. In fact, in just one recent year’s time, over 119,000 people were injured in serious accidents. These accidents take on many different forms but hit-and-runs are some of the most severe. If you have been hurt in a crash that is not your fault, it is important that you have legal help on your side. You should always be prepared to speak with an accident attorney in your time of need.
Hit-and-run accidents take place in the blink of an eye when a driver flees the scene of an accident. There are many reasons why a driver would flee the scene without stopping including distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, and more. If you can show that you were hurt in an accident where another party fled the scene, you can be successful when it comes to your North Carolina car accident claim. Speaking with a personal injury attorney is one of the best decisions that you can make.
Facing the aftermath of a car accident can impact your life in many ways, which is why our attorneys at Ricci Law Firm Injury Lawyers, PA are here to help you through this difficult time. In the blink of an eye, your life could be turned upside-down due to a driver who disobeys the rules of the road and puts your life at risk. We are here for you and will help you work toward compensation for a wide array of aspects when you need it the most. Please contact a North Carolina accident attorney at (252) 777-2222 to find out how we can help you.
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