Troutman, NC (October 6, 2020) – On Tuesday morning, October 6, a head-on collision with injuries took place in Troutman.
North Carolina Highway Patrol officials confirmed that the crash took place on Ostwalt Amity Road near the area of Arthurs Road. Three people were seriously injured as a result of the accident.
According to police, a 43-year-old woman from Statesville was driving a Chevrolet Malibu traveling west on Ostwalt Amity Road. She was identified as 43-year-old Suzanne Stewart. The vehicle suddenly crossed the centerline, where it struck a Ford Escape driven by 40-year-old Ashley Thompson.
Both women were transported to the hospital by ambulance for treatment of their injuries. A 5-year-old child in Stewart’s vehicle was airlifted to the hospital for treatment of serious injuries. The parties are expected to recover.
A portion of Ostwalt was closed for approximately one hour following the collision.
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
Hundreds of thousands of car accidents occur every single year in the state of North Carolina. These accidents cause injuries and hospitalizations to a large percentage of victims each year. In fact, in one recent year’s time, over 119,000 people were injured as a result of car accidents within the state. Though many of the resulting injuries impact adults, children are also susceptible to serious harm. Some of the most common injuries that result from car accidents within the state include spinal cord injuries, TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURIES, organ damage, and more. If you or someone you love has been injured in a car accident, it is essential that you have legal help moving forward.
Being injured in a North Carolina car accident can impact your life in many ways and leave you feeling helpless and alone. This is especially true if a child has been injured. If you are able to show that another party is to blame for an accident, you may be successful in a claim moving forward. Having an attorney by your side can ensure that deadlines are met and that you have evidence that can help you through these challenging times as you prove that another party is liable for your losses. You should speak with an attorney about your personal injury claim as soon as possible so that you can get started.
At Ricci Law Firm Injury Lawyers, PA, our accident attorneys are here to assist you after you have been injured in a car accident that took place due to the negligence of another party. We understand how overwhelming it can be to face the aftermath of a collision fully knowing that another party is at fault. Luckily, we are here to help you in your time of need and will ensure that your rights are protected. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in North Carolina at (252) 777-2222 to find out what we can do for you.
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