Knightdale, NC (August 24, 2020) – Around 9:30 p.m. on Saturday night, August 22, nine people were injured in a DUI car accident on a Knightdale highway.
Police confirmed that the accident happened late Saturday night on US-64 around the area of Rolesville Road. A vehicle allegedly crashed into two other cars that were stopped on the side of the highway because of mechanical problems. Police confirmed that the driver who struck the two vehicles was driving intoxicated at the time.
Wake County officials, fire crews, and paramedics all responded to the scene of the accident. Between the three vehicles, nine people were injured as a result of the accident. They were transported to local hospitals for treatment.
It is believed that the intoxicated driver was charged for their role in the accident.
Traffic was delayed in the area until the police were able to clear the scene.
The investigation into the circumstances of 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 happen every hour of the day in North Carolina. Drunk driving is one of the most common types of accidents that occur on our roads. According to North Carolina statistics, approximately 119,000 accidents led to injuries in victims. Some of the most common injuries that victims face in the midst of car accidents include spinal cord injuries, whiplash, TBIs, organ damage, and more. Being injured in a North Carolina car accident can leave you in one of the most challenging times in your life. If you have suffered injuries, it is important that you speak with an accident attorney.
You may be feeling distressed and overwhelmed after an accident that is not your fault. If you are able to show that another party has acted in a reckless fashion, you may find that you are eligible for a variety of aspects. Some of these damages include medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering, and more. Many people may feel lost and confused after an accident as the bills continue to pile up against them. If you have been injured and wonder where you can turn, you should seek assistance from a North Carolina car accident attorney.
At Ricci Law Firm, PA, our personal injury attorneys in North Carolina are here for you in your time of need. We understand how difficult it can be to suffer losses in an accident that is not your fault. If you believe that another party is to blame for an accident that is not your fault, it is important that you speak with an attorney about how you can hold a party liable for the role that they have played in your accident. Please contact an accident attorney in North Carolina at (252) 777-2222 for the help you deserve.
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