Durham, NC (September 20, 2020) – Around 5:15 p.m. on Sunday evening, September 20, a truck accident involving a bus took place in Durham.
Durham Police were called to the scene of the accident, which took place at the intersection of Renaissance Parkway and Rolando Drive in front of the Southpoint Mall.
Police confirmed that, as a GoTriangle bus and a box truck entered the intersection, they collided with one another. Police have not yet identified the responsible party.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were present at the scene of the accident. One victim was pronounced dead at the scene, while three others were injured and hospitalized. Their current conditions are not yet known.
The intersection was blocked in the area of the intersection for a period of time.
No further details have been released but the investigation into the accident continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Truck Accidents in North Carolina
Every year, thousands of people are killed in accidents in the state of North Carolina. Though these accidents involve many types of vehicles, many involve trucks. Truck drivers are known for being some of the safest drivers on our roads who are known for taking special precautions to avoid a severe accident. In one year’s time, over 1,396 people are killed in North Carolina accidents. A small percentage of these accidents involve trucks. If you have lost someone you love in a truck accident, it is important that you speak with an accident attorney in your time of need.
No amount of money can bring back somebody who has been killed in a truck accident. However, it can help a family move forward as they grieve the loss of their loved one. Many people struggle to come to terms with losing a loved one who has been taken from them in the midst of a fatal accident. Having a North Carolina wrongful death attorney by your side is one of the best decisions that you can make as you move forward. A North Carolina truck accident can come as a surprise and leave you and your family with questions. It is essential that you speak with a skilled attorney who has the resources to help you when you need it the most.
At Ricci Law Firm Injury Lawyers, PA, our accident attorneys are here to assist you and aggressively fight by your side after you have lost a loved one. Though truck accidents do not happen as commonly as other accidents on our roads, they are still known for being incredibly severe and life-altering. You have the right to receive compensation that will help you move forward both emotionally and financially. You have the right to seek justice and compensation after you have lost a loved one and we will stand by your side. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in North Carolina at (252) 777-2222 to find out how we can help you.
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