Charlotte, NC (September 3, 2020) – Around 4:05 p.m. this afternoon, September 3, police responded to a serious hit-and-run accident at a Charlotte intersection.
According to authorities, the collision took place at the intersection of South Tryon Street and West Arrowood Road when two vehicles collided with one another for reasons that are not yet known. One of the vehicles fled the scene of the accident before the police arrived at the scene. The vehicle left behind was severely damaged by the hit-and-run driver.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were present at the scene of the accident where they assisted those with injuries. The injured victims were transported to the hospital to be treated, though their current conditions are unknown.
Police confirmed that the roadway was blocked in the area of the intersection for an extensive period of time.
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 one recent year in North Carolina, approximately 119,000 people were injured as a result of car accidents. Out of these accidents, a percentage took place due to hit-and-run drivers. These accidents take place when drivers flee the scene of an accident without stopping to check on those involved. Being injured in a hit-and-run accident can be a complicated and traumatic time in your life, especially if you are not sure who caused your accident or you are worried about having to prove fault. Because of this, those injured in hit-and-run accidents are urged to seek the help of an attorney.
Car accidents happen due to many reasons including distracted driving, speeding, drunk driving, and more. However, it is illegal for a driver to drive away from the scene of an accident without stopping to check on those involved or work with the police. As such, you have the right to bring a claim against a negligent party who has engaged in these acts. Being injured in a car accident can affect many aspects of your life and leave you feeling helpless. If you have been injured in an accident and know that the other party is to blame, it is essential that you speak with a North Carolina car accident attorney as soon as possible.
At Ricci Law Firm, PA, our accident attorneys are here to assist you when it comes to your personal injury claim. We understand how challenging it can be to face the aftermath of an accident on your own and how helpless it can leave you feeling. If you are able to show that another party is liable for your accident, you may be successful in obtaining compensation for medical expenses, lost income, pain and suffering, and so much more. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in North Carolina soon after your accident at (252) 777-2222.
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