Clayton, NC (April 7, 2021) – On Wednesday afternoon, April 7, an eight-vehicle crash took place at an intersection in Clayton.
According to the North Carolina State Highway Patrol, the accident happened at the intersection of Guy Road and U.S. Highway 70. Eight vehicles collided in the area, which led to extensive damages. Police confirmed that one vehicle did not brake, which caused it to crash into several other vehicles. This set off a chain-reaction collision.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were present at the scene. Four people were hospitalized with various injuries but they are expected to recover.
The roadway was blocked at the intersection for an extended period of time.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in North Carolina
Intersections are some of the most dangerous but common places for car crashes in the entire state of North Carolina. Millions of intersection-related accidents occur in the entirety of the U.S. every single year. In just one recent year’s time, it is estimated that approximately 2.5 million intersection accidents took place due to the negligence of others, with a large percentage taking place in North Carolina. If you have been hurt in one of these accidents, it is crucial that you seek the experienced help of a legal advocate moving forward.
Being injured in a North Carolina car accident can have a huge and lasting impact on every aspect of your life. Some of the most severe injuries that stem from accidents include spinal cord injuries, TBIs, broken bones, organ damage, paralysis, and more. These injuries are sometimes so severe that they land victims in the hospital or cause them to miss out on time in the workplace. If you have been hurt in an accident that took place due to negligent reasons, it is important that you speak with an attorney who has your best interests in mind when it comes to your North Carolina personal injury claim.
Our compassionate accident attorneys at Ricci Law Firm Injury Lawyers, PA are here for you after you have been injured in a car accident. We believe that you have every right to hold a responsible party liable for the harm that they have caused you in the midst of your accident. Our attorneys can assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for aspects such as medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more. Please do not hesitate to contact a North Carolina accident attorney at (252) 777-2222 to find out what options are available for you.
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