High Point, NC (September 14, 2020) – Around 8:10 p.m. last night, September 13, a serious collision occurred at a High Point intersection.
Police confirmed that the accident took place at the intersection of Johnson Street and Oakview Road when two vehicles collided. They discovered that a 2012 Altima and a 2020 Altima collided at the intersection.
Initial investigations found that the 2020 Altima was speeding around 100 mph in a 45 mph zone when the 2012 Altima started to make a left turn at the intersection. The two vehicles collided, causing severe damages. Due to the force of the impact, the 2012 Altima rolled onto its passenger side against a utility pole.
Two people inside the 2012 Altima were seriously injured and rushed to the hospital. They were identified as 18-year-old Joshua Kole Norris and 18-year-old Nehemiah Pratt.
There were four people inside the 2020 Altima who were also injured as a result of the accident. The 21-year-old driver and an 18-year-old passenger were hospitalized with minor injuries. Two passengers, identified as a 19-year-old and a 20-year-old, were taken to the hospital in critical condition.
Police continue their investigation into the circumstances of the accident at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in North Carolina
Speeding is one of the leading causes of accidents in the state of North Carolina every year. These accidents happen almost anywhere but one of the most common places is at intersections. In one year’s time in the U.S., approximately 2.5 million intersection accidents take place due to the recklessness of others. These accidents occur due to many reasons but driver recklessness is the main cause. If you have been injured in a car accident that is not your fault, it can be a long road to recovery that you are not prepared to face on your own. It is crucial that you speak with a legal advocate in your time of need.
Facing the aftermath of a North Carolina car accident is not an easy thing to endure, especially if you do not have experience with the legal system. It is important that you seek the immediate help of an attorney so that you can get started on your claim and work toward justice and compensation. You have many rights under the law and should never have to stand alone when it comes to your personal injury claim. See our proven track record of success representing injured clients throughout the state of North Carolina at https://www.riccilawnc.com/results/.
At Ricci Law Firm, PA, our accident attorneys are here to assist you after a collision caused by another party. Our attorneys can assist you along the often-problematic path toward obtaining compensation for your losses. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling but we are here for you when you need us the most. If you have been injured in an accident, please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in North Carolina at (252) 777-2222 to find out how we can assist you.
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