Godwin, NC (November 28, 2020) – On Saturday morning, November 28, a tractor-trailer accident with injuries occurred in Godwin.
Officials confirmed that the accident took place in the northbound lanes of traffic on I-95. The accident took place when a passenger vehicle and a tractor-trailer collided with each other. The truck then caught on fire. This led to extensive damages to the involved vehicles.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were present at the scene of the accident to help those with injuries. One or more victims were injured as a result of the accident, though the extent of the injuries is not fully known.
Due to the severity of the crash, both lanes of traffic on the highway were closed in the area for some time.
The investigation into the accident is currently ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Truck Accidents in North Carolina
Truck accidents occur due to many different reasons including distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, and more. In 2016 alone, approximately 14,000 truck accidents occurred in the state of North Carolina due to the negligence of others. These accidents have been increasing over the years. However, they are still less common than many other accidents due to the fact that truck drivers are some of the safest drivers on our roads. If you have been harmed due to one of these accidents, you should have the help of an accident attorney by your side.
North Carolina truck accidents can typically be prevented on our roads. Truck drivers sometimes drive distracted or fall asleep at the wheel due to the fact that they spend a long period of time on our roads without breaks. Being injured in a truck accident can have an enormous impact on your life due to the fact that these vehicles are so large and capable of causing extensive harm. If you have been injured in one of these accidents, you should speak with a skilled personal injury attorney who has handled claims like yours in the past.
Our attorneys at Ricci Law Firm Injury Lawyers, PA, our skilled and resourceful accident attorneys are here to diligently assist you after you have been harmed. Our attorneys will help you seek justice and compensation for a wide array of financial aspects so that you can move forward in your time of need. We understand how difficult it can be to move forward in your time of need, which is why we are here for you. Please contact an accident attorney in North Carolina at (252) 777-2222 to find out what options are available for you.
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