Durham, NC (September 2, 2020) – Around 5:49 a.m. this morning, September 2, a serious crash with injuries took place at an intersection in Durham.
Durham Police responded to the scene of the accident where they found that two vehicles collided head-on at the intersection of TW Alexander Drive and South Miami Boulevard. The vehicles were identified as a silver sedan and a black SUV, both of which had severe front-end damages as a result of the accident.
Durham firefighters extricated victims from their vehicles due to serious damages. Three people were severely injured including two adults and one infant. The parties have not yet been identified but all were taken to the hospital for treatment.
The eastbound lanes of traffic were blocked in the area for some time.
No further details have been released but the investigation into the accident continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in North Carolina
Car accidents occur in the state of North Carolina due to many reasons, most of which take place due to the negligence of others. Head-on collisions only account for approximately 2% of accidents on our roads but, when they do occur, they are known for being some of the most catastrophic accidents. About 10% of fatal accidents on our roads are deemed head-on collisions. These accidents not only end in severe property damage but typically lead to catastrophic injuries and fatalities in most cases as well. If you have been injured in an accident and believe that another party is to blame, it is essential that you seek the help of an accident attorney in your time of need.
There are many negligent causes of head-on collisions in the state of North Carolina. For instance, in the blink of an eye, a distracted driver who is too preoccupied with their phone could cross the center line and run into another vehicle. A drunk driver could lose control of their vehicle due to a skewed perception of the roads, striking another vehicle. Speeding drivers could also lose control and suddenly veer into the other lane of traffic, especially if there are specific road conditions leading to an accident. Being injured in a car accident with injuries can have a huge and lasting impact on your life. You should always speak with a car accident attorney in North Carolina who can help you through every step of your claim. See our proven track record of success helping those injured in accidents at https://www.riccilawnc.com/results/.
Our attorneys at Ricci Law Firm, PA are here for you in your time of need after an accident that is not your fault. We can assist you along the often-problematic path toward obtaining compensation for your losses such as medical expenses, lost income, pain and suffering, therapy costs, and more. If you have been injured in an accident that is not your fault, please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in North Carolina about your options at (252) 777-2222.
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