Newton, NC (June 19, 2021) – A six-car accident left at least four people hospitalized on Wednesday afternoon, June 16, according to reports from officers.
Four people, including an occupant of a driver’s education vehicle, were transported to area medical centers, all via ambulance, following the multi-vehicle crash. The six-car collision, which also involved a driver’s education vehicle affiliated with Catawba County Schools, resulted in multiple minor injuries as well and occurred on Northwest Boulevard at West 7th Street. Newton Police Chief Vidal Sipe said that at least three of the victims taken from the scene were in critical condition.
Two people were transported to Winston-Salem, with one victim hospitalized at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and the other at Brenner Children’s Hospital. Sipe said three individuals were in the driver’s education vehicle at the time of the accident, two of whom were transported by EMS. The identities of those involved have not been released, and officers say they’re still piecing together the events leading up to the collision.
The investigation into the wreck is 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 in the state of North Carolina. In just one recent year, in fact, over 119,000 people were injured as a result of serious car accidents. These accidents happen in a variety of different areas but intersections are some of the most common and dangerous places. In just one recent year’s time in the U.S., over 2.5 million intersection accidents occurred due to the reckless acts of others. These accidents happen due to a variety of different reasons including distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, and more. If you have been hurt in a car accident that is not your fault, it is up to you to show that another party is at fault for your accident. You have many options and should always seek the immediate help of an accident attorney.
Many people will be left feeling helpless and alone after they have been hurt in a North Carolina car accident. In the blink of an eye, your life could be turned upside-down due to a collision that is not your fault. This is especially true if you have suffered from injuries such as spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, organ damage, paralysis, burns, and more. These injuries tend to land victims in the hospital and cause them to miss out on time at work. If you have been hurt in a collision that was caused by another party, you should speak with a North Carolina personal injury attorney that you can trust.
At Ricci Law Firm Injury Lawyers, PA, our skilled and knowledgeable attorneys are here to help you move forward after a car accident that is not your fault. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling after an accident and offer our help and resources in your time of need. Our attorneys can assist you in securing your fair, full compensation to cover a wide array of losses, including but not limited to medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and so much more. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in North Carolina at (252) 777-2222 to find out what options are available for you at this time.
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