Rocky Mount, NC (November 26, 2020) – Jared Allison, a Nash County Sheriff’s deputy, sustained critical injuries during an accident on Thursday, November 26th.
The accident took place in Rocky Mount on U.S. 301.
North Carolina State Highway Patrol reported that the deputy was trying to pull over a motorcycle on U.S. 301 when he collided with a Nissan Maxima that was crossing the highway from Old Mill Road.
The impact ran the cruiser off the road and caused it to roll over.
According to eyewitnesses, the police car went airborne, flipped about 10 times in the air, then crashed into the ground where it flipped about another 10 times.
Allison was transported to Vidant Medical Center in Greenville.
The two occupants in the Maxima were transported to the emergency room at Nash General Hospital. Their injuries were classified as non-life-threatening.
This crash is currently under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Injury Accidents in Rocky Mount
In North Carolina, in 2017, 275,067 car accidents took place. 29.7%, or 81,865 of these accidents, caused injuries to at least one person involved. This number reflects 800 fewer car crashes than occurred the year before. It also, however, reflects an increase of 74,429 accidents from the average of the previous five years. Vehicle collisions in North Carolina were at their lowest in 2013, with only 60,000 collisions happening statewide that year.
Being injured in a North Carolina car accident might be one of the most challenging things that you have ever endured. In the blink of an eye, your life could be turned upside-down in an accident that is not your fault. Drivers are always being expected to pay close attention to the roads around them and ensure that the rights of other drivers and passengers who share the roads are being protected. If you have been injured in a car accident and wonder where you can turn, you should always be prepared to speak with a North Carolina personal injury attorney in your time of need.
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