Raleigh, NC (December 15, 2020) – On Monday night, December 14, a serious truck accident took place on a roadway in Raleigh.
According to authorities, the accident happened on Raleigh Boulevard near the area of Glascock Street. A passenger vehicle and a box truck collided with each other in the area due to reasons that are not yet known. The box truck ran into a utility pole, knocking it over following the accident.
Paramedic and other responders were dispatched to the scene of the crash. The drivers received minor injuries but are expected to be okay.
The roadway was blocked in the area due to the utility pole being knocked down.
No further details have been released. The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Truck Accidents in North Carolina
Truck accidents have been increasing on our roads throughout the state of North Carolina over the years. In 2016 alone, approximately 14,000 truck accidents occurred due to the negligence of others within the state. Because these vehicles are some of the largest on our roads, they are capable of causing some of the most catastrophic harm. If you have been injured in a truck-related accident and wonder where you can turn, it is crucial that you have the help of an accident attorney.
North Carolina truck accidents happen due to many different reasons. Because truck drivers spend long hours of time on our roads, they are more likely to become distracted or even fall asleep at the wheel. Many serious injuries result from these accidents including spinal cord injuries, TBIs, broken bones, and more. If you have been hurt in an accident that is not your fault, it is imperative that you act quickly. You have options and should always have a personal injury attorney on your side.
At Ricci Law Firm, PA, our accident attorneys are here to help you after a truck accident that is not your fault. Many individuals believe that they can handle a claim on their own but this is not always the case. Truck accident claims are highly complex due to the fact that truck drivers are expected to abide by certain regulations. If you have been hurt in a truck accident, you should never move forward without legal help. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in North Carolina at (252) 777-2222 to find out what options are available for you.
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