Durham, NC (December 4, 2020) – Around 1 a.m. on Friday morning, December 4, a woman was injured in a Durham tractor-trailer crash.
Few details have been released but police have confirmed that the crash took place on the Durham Freeway around the area of Fayetteville Street.
Officials confirmed that an Acura sedan was traveling south on the highway when it was struck by the front of an Amazon Prime Volvo tractor-trailer for reasons that are not entirely known. Police believe that the Acura became disabled in the area before the truck hit it.
A woman in the Acura, who has not yet been formally identified, was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. One or more people fled the scene of the accident.
The driver of the truck remained at the scene and did not have injuries.
The roadway was blocked in multiple lanes until approximately 4:30 a.m.
No further details have been released but the investigation continues.
Truck Accidents in North Carolina
Truck accidents are known for being some of the most severe accidents on our roads due to the fact that they involve some of the largest vehicles. Though truck drivers are supposed to be some of the safest drivers on our roads, this does not mean that truck accidents will not happen. In 2016, it was determined that approximately 14,000 truck accidents took place in all of North Carolina, with some of these leading to injuries. If you have been harmed due to a truck accident, you should always be prepared to speak with a skilled accident attorney.
Speaking with a North Carolina truck accident attorney is one of the best decisions that you can make when it comes to your personal injury claim. An attorney will be able to help you determine which party is liable for your accident, from truck drivers to the trucking companies. These accidents can happen due to many reasons such as distracted driving and DROWSY DRIVING, especially when truck drivers spend long periods of time on our roads. If you have suffered harm as a result of a truck accident, you should be prepared to speak with a legal advocate who has your best interests in mind.
Our skilled attorneys at Ricci Law Firm, PA are here for you after you have suffered from injuries caused by a truck accident. We understand how traumatic the aftermath of a truck accident can be and offer our help to you. Our attorneys will assist you on your path toward compensation and justice. Please contact an accident attorney in North Carolina at (252) 777-2222 to find out how we can help you.
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