Cary, NC – Officer Injured in Car Accident Following Chase on I-40

Cary, NC (July 10, 2021) – On Saturday morning, July 10, an officer was injured in a car accident that took place after a car chase in Cary.

According to the North Carolina State Highway Patrol, the accident took place in the westbound lanes of I-40 around the area of Harrison Avenue. A trooper initially attempted to stop a Hyundai that was going 85, about 20 mph over the speed limit. Police also confirmed that the vehicle was stolen.

The Hyundai would not stop for police, which caused a trooper to chase after the driver. The driver of the Hyundai slammed into a patrol vehicle and caused it to travel off the side of the road, where the vehicle struck a tree. The Hyundai also crashed and was badly damaged.

Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were called to the scene. Two juveniles inside the Hyundai were injured in the accident. The involved trooper was also taken to the hospital but is expected to be okay.

Police continue their investigation into the circumstances of the accident.

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.

Car Accidents in North Carolina 

7/10 Cary, NC – Officer Injured in Car Accident Following Chase on I-40Car accidents are one of the leading causes of hospitalizations throughout the entire state of North Carolina. Hundreds of thousands of people are actually hospitalized as a result of these accidents every single year. In just one recent year’s time, it is estimated that approximately 119,000 people were hurt in serious car accidents due to the recklessness of others. These accidents happen in many areas but highways are among the most dangerous. Being injured in a car accident can turn your life upside-down in the blink of an eye. Injured victims are urged to seek the help of an attorney that they can trust during these difficult times.

The aftermath of a North Carolina car accident might be one of the most devastating things that you have ever endured. Many victims of these accidents will have a variety of questions that they cannot answer on their own. For instance, what types of evidence will you need to provide to prove that another party is at fault for your accident? Will your claim be settled or will it make it all the way to trial? What should you say when you speak with the insurance company for the first time? These are questions that you can answer as soon as you speak with a compassionate and knowledgeable North Carolina personal injury attorney.

At Ricci Law Firm, PA, our accident attorneys are here to assist you after you have been injured in a car crash that is not your fault. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling after an accident and will stand by your side every step of the way. Our attorneys will assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for medical expenses, lost income, pain and suffering, and so much more. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in North Carolina at (252) 777-2222 to find out how we can help you.

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