Durham, NC (February 19, 2021) – At 10 a.m. on Friday morning, February 19, a car accident took place on a highway in Durham.
According to officials, the accident took place in the westbound lanes of I-40 around the area of mile marker 276. Few details have been released but it is believed that multiple vehicles collided in the area. This led to extensive damages.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene of the accident to help those in need. One or more victims were hospitalized. Their conditions are not known at this time.
The roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time.
No further details have been released but the investigation continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in North Carolina
Highways are some of the most dangerous places on North Carolina roads. In just one recent year’s time, approximately 119,000 people were injured as a result of car accidents within the state. Out of these injuries, many took place on major highways. These accidents take place due to many different reasons including distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, and more. If you have been harmed due to an accident that is not your fault, it is important that you speak with an attorney in your time of need.
Being injured in a North Carolina car accident might be one of the most challenging things that you have ever endured. Some of the most severe injuries that result from these accidents include spinal cord injuries, TBIs, broken bones, organ damage, and more. These injuries can land victims in the hospital and miss out on time at work. If you have been injured in a crash and wonder where you can turn, it is important that you seek the help of a North Carolina personal injury attorney.
At Ricci Law Firm, PA, our accident attorneys have dedicated our lives to those injured in serious car accidents. We will help you every step of the way when it comes to your claim. Our attorneys will help you work toward compensation for a wide array of aspects such as medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more. We are here to assist you as you navigate the legal system for the first time. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in North Carolina at (252) 777-2222 for the help you deserve.
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