Charlotte, NC (September 24, 2020) – Around 5:40 p.m. on Thursday, September 24, a hit-and-run accident took place in Charlotte.
Few details have been released but the accident allegedly took place at 11025 Westlake Drive when two vehicles collided with each other. One of the vehicles immediately fled the scene of the accident. Police have not confirmed if they caught up with the other vehicle as of yet.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were present at the scene of the accident. They confirmed that one or more people in the vehicle that remained at the scene were injured. The injured victims were transported to the hospital for treatment of their injuries.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the collision for a 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
Every year, hundreds of thousands of car accidents occur in the state of North Carolina for many different reasons. Some of the most common reasons include distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, fatigue, and more. Hit-and-run accidents take place when drivers strike another vehicle or person and then flee the scene of the accident. Because a driver does not remain at the scene, these accidents are incredibly damaging and catastrophic in nature. If you have been injured in a hit-and-run accident and wonder where you can turn, you have many options moving forward.
North Carolina car accidents occur in the blink of an eye when drivers are not paying close attention to the roads around them. It is not uncommon to suffer from any one of many serious injuries including spinal cord injuries, TBIs, fractures, and more after a car accident that is not your fault. An attorney will be able to answer any questions that you have concerning your claim so that you are able to move forward in your dire time of need. Because of this, you should always seek the immediate help of a personal injury attorney in North Carolina.
At Ricci Law Firm Injury Lawyers, PA, our accident attorneys are here for you in your time of need after an accident that is not your fault. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling and offer our help to you when you need it the most. Our attorneys can assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for your losses as you navigate the complex legal system for the first time. You should never stand alone after an accident that is not your fault. Please contact a North Carolina accident attorney at (252) 777-2222 to find out how we can help you.
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