Charlotte, NC (February 12, 2021) – Around 3:25 a.m. on the morning of Friday, February 12, a hit-and-run accident with injuries occurred in Charlotte.
According to Charlotte officials, the accident happened at 1323 Lasalle Street when two vehicles collided with one another. Few details have been released but police confirmed that one vehicle struck another and then fled the scene of the crash. The accident led to severe damages.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other local responders were immediately dispatched to the scene of the crash. One or more victims, who have not yet been identified, were hospitalized. Their conditions are not known at this time.
The roadway was blocked in the area for a period of time. Police did not confirm if they caught the driver responsible for the accident.
The investigation into the accident is currently ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in North Carolina
Hit-and-run accidents are known for being some of the most devastating accidents on our roads because they involve a driver that flees the scene after it happens. In 2017, it was estimated that over 2,000 people were killed in hit-and-run accidents throughout the entire U.S. These accidents continue to happen every year and involve reckless drivers who flee the scene of an accident, putting others on our roads at risk. If you have been significantly harmed in one of these accidents, it is imperative that you understand your options moving forward.
Being injured in any type of North Carolina car accident can have a huge and lasting impact on your life. However, hit-and-run accidents are especially dangerous because you might not receive the medical help you deserve until it is too late. Some of the most severe injuries that stem from North Carolina accidents include spinal cord injuries, TBIs, fractures, organ damage, and more. Left untreated, these injuries can impact you in many ways and even take your life. It is crucial that you speak with a North Carolina personal injury attorney who has your best interests in mind.
At Ricci Law Firm Injury Lawyers, PA, our skilled and dedicated accident attorneys have diligently assisted those injured in car accidents over the years throughout North Carolina. We understand how difficult it can be to move forward after a collision and will work to ensure that your rights are being protected when you need them the most. Our attorneys can assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for a wide array of aspects. If you have been hurt and you are unsure about where you can turn, please contact a North Carolina accident attorney who has your best interests in mind at (252) 777-2222.
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