Charlotte, NC (January 18, 2021) – Authorities were called to the scene of a motor vehicle accident in the Eagle Lake area that resulted in injuries on Sunday afternoon. At around 2:40 p.m., on January 17, the police and EMS in Charlotte responded to the scene of a vehicle collision on Yorkmont Road.
Reports from authorities show that a crash involving two vehicles took place near the intersection of Yorkmont Road and Byrum Drive. Reports from local authorities show that at least one of the involved vehicles may have been street racing immediately before the crash.
The incident resulted in confirmed injuries. EMS treated the injured parties at the scene of the crash before transporting those in need of further assistance to area hospitals. At this time, the police are investigating to determine the cause of the crash.
Our thoughts are with the victims who were injured in this accident, their families, and everyone else who has been affected.
Car Accidents in North Carolina
Being harmed as a result of a serious car accident can have a devastating impact on a person’s life. Not only are those involved in these accidents forced to endure immediate consequences, but the long-term impacts can have a crippling impact on both victims and their families. Immediately after being involved in an accident, victims are often rushed to area hospitals where they have to undergo emergency medical treatment. The mental and physical pain and suffering that results from collisions are often made worse by the financial impacts. Quite often, victims are forced to spend tens of thousands of dollars on medical costs while being forced out of work due to their injuries. Spending weeks or even months off of work can make it challenging for both victims and their families to move forward.
When careless drivers or other facts out of your control are the cause of your accident, it is crucial that you seek legal guidance from a car accident attorney in North Carolina as soon as possible. In some cases, victims may be entitled to compensation to help alleviate the financial burdens they face from medical treatment, lost earnings, and various other financial impacts they face consequent to their accidents.
Working with a knowledgeable legal team can help to ensure you are in the best position imaginable to protect your legal rights moving forward. The North Carolina personal injury attorneys at Ricci Law Firm Injury Lawyers, P.A., have several decades of experience fighting on behalf of accident victims to ensure their legal rights and best interests are protected after being harmed in collisions through no fault of their own. Our team goes out to the sight of each accident to gather evidence, speaks with law enforcement and witnesses, and works aggressively to put together the strongest case possible to represent our clients and help them get justice and the maximum amount of compensation available to them. If you were injured in a collision, contact our personal injury attorneys in North Carolina at your earliest convenience by calling (252) 777-2222. Our team is available to meet with you and discuss legal options available to help you recover.
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