Mocksville, NC (October 8, 2020) – Around 2:45 p.m. on Thursday afternoon, October 8, a teen was injured in a bicycle crash in Mocksville.
The North Carolina Highway Patrol confirmed that the crash took place when a pickup truck was driving west on Sheffield Road when a teenager on a bicycle started to cross the road from a driveway.
The driver suddenly collided with the bicycle, throwing the teen from the bike. He was not wearing a helmet and was severely injured. The teen was immediately airlifted to Brenner Children’s Hospital for treatment of his injuries, though his current condition is not yet known.
The driver who struck the teen remained at the scene of the crash and was not injured.
Police confirmed that the roadway was closed down in multiple lanes until they were able to clear the scene.
The investigation into the circumstances of the crash remains ongoing at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Bicycle Accidents in North Carolina
Bicycle accidents are some of the most severe collisions on our roads due to the fact that bicyclists have few protections from harm. Especially when teens and young children are involved in these accidents, a bicycle accident is capable of causing catastrophic harm to those involved. In just one year’s time in North Carolina, approximately 1,000 bicyclists are injured and hospitalized as a result of accidents. If you have suffered losses due to a bicycle accident that is not your fault, it is important that you seek the help of an attorney who will assist you every step of the way.
Bicycle accidents are known for being some of the most catastrophic accidents that victims experience involving passenger vehicles each year. These collisions lead to broken bones, TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURIES, and more. This is due to the sheer size of other vehicles compared to bicycles. If you have suffered injuries in a bicycle crash, you may have questions that only an attorney can answer. For instance, what deadlines do you have to meet in your claim? What types of evidence are most important when moving forward with your case? With the help of a North Carolina personal injury attorney, you can move forward and obtain justice and compensation. See our proven track record of success representing those who have been injured in car accidents in North Carolina at https://www.riccilawnc.com/contact/.
At Ricci Law Firm, PA, our skilled and compassionate accident attorneys are here to help you after you have sustained harm in an accident that is not your fault. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling after one of these accidents and extend a helping hand to you when you need it the most. Bicycle accidents can be life-altering and severe but you do not have to stand alone, especially when you know that another party is to blame for your collision. Please contact an accident attorney in North Carolina at (252) 777-2222 to find out what options you have in your dire time of need.
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