Charlotte, NC (August 29, 2020) – Around 5:21 p.m. on Thursday, August 27, a six-car accident happened on a highway in Charlotte.
The accident, according to authorities, took place in the northbound lanes of traffic on I-85 around the area of Statesville Avenue. The accident was deemed a chain-reaction collision that happened when one vehicle lost control, slamming into another. The vehicles involved were badly damaged as a result of the collision.
According to police, several people were injured following the collision. They were taken to the hospital for treatment but all of the victims are expected to be okay.
Two lanes of traffic were open in the area but all others were blocked for a period of time.
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
North Carolina is no stranger to car accidents, which continue to increase on our roads every single year. Hundreds of thousands of victims are hospitalized as a result of these accidents. In one recent year, over 119,000 people were seriously injured due to North Carolina car accidents. These accidents lead to many different types of injuries including whiplash, TBIs, broken bones, burns, and more. If you have suffered injuries as a result of a car accident and wonder where you can turn, you should speak with an attorney who has your best interests in mind.
Many people have a wide array of questions after an accident that is not their fault. What steps should they take and what should they say as they work with the insurance adjuster? What deadlines will have to be met until a claim is thrown out altogether? What types of evidence are most useful? Will the claim make it to court? These are all questions that a skilled North Carolina car accident attorney can answer. It is important that you act quickly to retain your rights.
Our personal injury attorneys at Ricci Law Firm, PA are here for you when you need us the most after a serious car accident. We understand how complex and frightening it can be to face the aftermath of a car accident on your own. You should never have to stand alone as you work toward the compensation you deserve to cover aspects like medical expenses, lost income, pain and suffering, and more. If you have suffered damages and wonder where you can turn, please contact a North Carolina accident attorney at (252) 777-2222 to find out what options are available for you.
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