Charlotte, NC (February 12, 2021) – At 10:55 a.m. on Friday, February 12, a car crash with injuries took place at an intersection in Charlotte.
According to Charlotte officials, the accident happened at the intersection of Oakdale Road and Old Plank Road when two vehicles collided with one another. The two vehicles allegedly entered the intersection at the same time. Both vehicles were badly damaged as a result of the crash.
Paramedics, fire crews, and other local responders were immediately dispatched to the scene of the accident. One or more victims were taken to the hospital, though their conditions are not known at this time.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the intersection until police cleared the scene.
No further details have been released. Police continue their investigation into the collision.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in North Carolina
Intersections are known for being some of the most dangerous places on our roads where accidents commonly occur. In just one year’s time, over 2.5 million intersection accidents happened in the entire U.S. due to the reckless acts of others. These accidents happen due to a wide array of different reasons including distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, drowsy driving, and more. If you can show that another party has caused your accident, you can be successful as you move forward with your claim.
Nobody ever expects to become seriously injured in a car accident in North Carolina, but this is a reality that hundreds of thousands of victims face every year. In fact, over 119,000 people are injured from these accidents in just one year’s time within the state. Some of the most common injuries that stem from these accidents include whiplash, TBIs, fractures, paralysis, and more. These injuries can land you in the hospital and keep you out of work, which can have both a physical and financial impact on your life. If you have been harmed, you have a variety of options. See our proven track record of success representing those injured in North Carolina accidents at www.riccilawnc.com.
Our attorneys at Ricci Law Firm Injury Lawyers, PA are here for you after you have sustained harm as a result of a North Carolina car accident. We believe that you should never have to stand alone as you hold a party liable for the harm that they have caused you. Our attorneys will help you work toward a variety of aspects after your collision including medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and so much more. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in North Carolina as soon as possible at (252) 777-2222.
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