Durham, NC (March 20, 2021) – Around 2:45 p.m. on Saturday, March 20, a rollover accident took place on a highway in Durham.
According to the North Carolina Highway Patrol, the accident happened in the westbound lanes of I-40 around the area of Davis Drive. Two vehicles collided with each other in the area causing one of the vehicles to overturn.
Paramedics and numerous other local responders were dispatched to the scene. One or more victims were taken to the hospital for treatment of their injuries.
Photographs taken at the scene showed one vehicle on its roof in the middle of the highway. Another vehicle was also photographed nearby with extensive damage.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the accident until 4:30 p.m.
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
Every year, hundreds of thousands of car accidents take place in the state of North Carolina. Though they are not the most common types of accidents, rollovers are some of the most severe that lead to extensive harm. In one recent year’s time, it is estimated that approximately 2% of car accidents were rollovers. These accidents occur in the blink of an eye and lead to extensive harm to those involved. If you have been injured in a rollover crash, you should seek the help of a legal advocate who can help you every step of the way.
The aftermath of a North Carolina car accident can have an enormous impact on every aspect of your life. This is especially true if you have suffered from severe injuries such as TBIs, fractures, organ damage, paralysis, and more. These injuries are sometimes so severe that they land victims in the hospital and cause victims to miss out on time at work. Being injured in a car accident can leave you with questions but a North Carolina personal injury attorney will be able to help you every step of the way.
At Ricci Law Firm, PA, our dedicated and knowledgeable accident attorneys are here to help you protect your rights after you have been injured in a serious car accident. We believe that you have every right to hold a party liable for the harm that they have caused you in the event of an accident. We are here for you along the way as you navigate the legal system for the first time. If you have been hurt and you are unsure about where you can turn, please contact an accident attorney in North Carolina at (252) 777-2222 to find out how we can assist you.
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