Knightdale, NC (March 7, 2021) – On Sunday, March 7, a police chase led to a serious car crash at an intersection in Knightdale.
According to the North Carolina State Highway Patrol, the accident happened at the intersection of South Smithfield Road and Poole Road. Deputies were initially pursuing the driver of a Mazda SUV with a reckless driver. The driver, identified as Terry Harris, went through the intersection and slammed into a black Lexus.
Both vehicles were left with severe damages and were removed from the scene by wreckers.
The female driver of the Lexus was trapped inside her vehicle and had to be rescued by fire crews. She was taken to the hospital in critical condition.
Harris has since received charges of using a deadly weapon to inflict serious injury, eluding arrest, felony possession of marijuana, careless driving, and more.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in North Carolina
Intersections are incredibly dangerous places where North Carolina car accidents happen every single day. Millions of intersection accidents occur every single year in the entire U.S. In just one recent year’s time, over 2.5 million intersection accidents took place due to the reckless acts of others. Being injured in a car accident might be one of the most challenging things that you have ever endured. It is important that you seek the help of an accident attorney who has your best interests in mind at this time.
The aftermath of a North Carolina car accident can have a huge and lasting impact on your life. Many people who have been injured in these accidents will have questions that they cannot answer on their own. For instance, what types of deadlines will you have to meet when it comes to your claim? What should you say when you speak with the insurance company for the first time? What will an attorney be able to do for you? These are questions that you can answer with the help of a North Carolina personal injury attorney on your side.
At Ricci Law Firm, PA, our skilled and compassionate accident attorneys have dedicated our lives to helping those injured in North Carolina car accidents. We believe that you should never have to stand alone when it comes to moving forward with your accident claim. Our attorneys can assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for aspects like medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, surgeries, and more. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in North Carolina at (252) 777-2222 to find out how we can help you.
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