Charlotte, NC (November 10, 2020) – Around 3:32 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon, November 10, a tractor-trailer accident occurred in Charlotte.
Charlotte officials confirmed that the accident took place on I-85 around the area of exit 23 when an 18-wheeler and one or more passenger vehicles collided with each other. The accident led to extensive damages to the vehicles involved.
Paramedics, fire crews, and Gaston County officials were dispatched to the scene of the accident. They assisted one or more victims with their injuries. The injured victims, who have not yet been identified, were hospitalized.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the accident for some time. Police urged those traveling through the area to use US-74 as an alternate route.
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.
Truck Accidents in North Carolina
Truck accidents are known for being some of the most horrific accidents on our roads that lead to some of the most catastrophic harm. This is due to the fact that trucks are some of the largest vehicles on our roads. In 2016 alone, approximately 14,000 truck accidents occurred in the state of North Carolina due to the negligence of others. If you have been harmed in a truck accident and wonder where you can turn, you should be prepared to speak with a legal advocate in your time of need.
Being injured in a North Carolina truck accident can have a huge impact on every aspect of your life. These accidents tend to not happen as commonly as other accidents due to the fact that truck drivers are known for being some of the safest drivers on our roads. These accidents lead to many serious injuries including TBIs, broken bones, organ damage, burns, and more. If you have been injured in a truck accident that is not your fault, it is essential that you speak with a personal injury attorney in North Carolina.
At Ricci Law Firm Injury Lawyers, PA, our skilled and dedicated accident attorneys are here for you after an accident that is not your fault. These claims can be incredibly complex due to the fact that many parties could be to blame for these accidents. These include truck drivers, trucking companies, cargo loaders, manufacturers, and more. If you have been injured in a truck accident that was caused by another party, it is essential that you have the help of an attorney by your side. Please contact an accident attorney in North Carolina at (252) 777-2222 to find out how we can help you.
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