Durham, NC (March 27, 2021) – Around 1:16 a.m. on the morning of Saturday, March 27, a multi-vehicle collision happened on a highway in Durham.
According to North Carolina officials, the accident happened in the westbound lanes of I-40 around the area of mile marker 278. Multiple vehicles collided in the area for reasons that are not yet known, which led to extensive damages.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene. One or more victims were taken to the hospital for treatment of their injuries.
The roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time.
No further details have been released. The investigation remains ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in North Carolina
Every year, hundreds of thousands of car accidents happen throughout the state of North Carolina. In one recent year’s time, approximately 119,000 people were injured in serious car accidents on highways throughout the state. These accidents happen in many different areas but highways are some of the most common. There are many reasons for these accidents including intoxicated driving, driver distractions, speeding, and more. If you have been hurt in a car accident that is not your fault, you have every right to speak with an attorney who has your best interests in mind.
North Carolina car accidents occur in the blink of an eye throughout the state. These accidents lead to serious injuries including spinal cord injuries, TBIs, fractures, organ damage, and more. These injuries can sometimes be so severe that they cause victims to spend time in the hospital and away from the workplace. This can impact your life in a variety of ways, especially if you wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. You should always have the dedicated help of a North Carolina personal injury attorney on your side.
At Ricci Law Firm, PA, our accident attorneys have aggressively fought to protect the rights of those injured in car accidents over the years. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling after an accident and offer our resources to you in your time of need. Our attorneys will help you work toward compensation for a wide array of aspects such as medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering, and so much more. Please contact an accident attorney in North Carolina at (252) 777-2222 for the help you deserve.
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