Morrisville, NC (December 11, 2020) – Around 10 p.m. on Thursday night, December 10, four vehicles were involved in a DWI car accident in Morrisville.
According to police, the accident took place in the eastbound lanes of I-40 around the area of the Airport Boulevard exit. Four vehicles became involved in the accident that took place due to a drunk driver. Police have not yet confirmed the exact circumstances leading up to the collision.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene of the crash. Five people in total were injured as a result of the accident. Two people received serious injuries and had to be extricated from their vehicle.
One driver, who has not yet been identified, was charged in relation to the accident. The charges included DWI, reckless driving, and having open containers in their vehicle.
The Interstate was blocked in the area but was reopened around midnight.
No further details have been released. The investigation continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in North Carolina
Every year, hundreds of thousands of car accidents happen in the state of North Carolina. These accidents happen due to many reasons but by far the most severe are drunk driving accidents. When drivers are driving while intoxicated, their perception could be skewed and they could lose control in the blink of an eye. If you have been injured in a drunk driving accident, you have the right to hold a party liable for their negligent and illegal acts. It is important that you seek the immediate help of an accident attorney.
North Carolina car accidents happen in the blink of an eye and lead to serious injuries such as spinal cord injuries, TBIs, fractures, organ damage, burns, and more. If you have suffered as a result of a car accident, you should speak with a personal injury attorney who can help you through one of the most challenging times in your life. You likely have questions and an attorney will be able to answer them.
At Ricci Law Firm Injury Lawyers, PA, our accident attorneys are here for you after you have been injured in a car accident that is not your fault. We understand how overwhelming an accident can be. Our attorneys will help you obtain compensation for aspects like medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in North Carolina at (252) 777-2222.
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