Raleigh, NC (February 20, 2021) – At 9 p.m. on the night of Friday, February 19, a head-on collision took place at an intersection in Raleigh.
According to Raleigh officials, the accident took place at the intersection of Poole Road and Barwell Road when two vehicles collided with each other. One of the vehicles allegedly lost control and went over the line where it collided head-on with another vehicle. The vehicles involved had severe damages.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene of the accident. One or more victims were taken to the hospital for treatment of their injuries, though their conditions are not yet known.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the intersection for an extended period of time as police cleared the scene.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident 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 happen in the state of North Carolina due to the recklessness of others. These accidents take on many forms but head-on collisions are some of the most severe. In just one year’s time, only 2% of car accidents are head-on collisions. However, it is important to note that over 10% of these accidents lead to fatalities. These accidents also lead to severe injuries that can impact your life in many ways. If you have been harmed in a car accident due to the negligence of another party, it is important that you have legal help on your side.
Many North Carolina car accidents lead to serious injuries every year. Some of the most life-altering injuries that stem from these accidents include distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, fatigued driving, and more. If you have been hurt in an accident, it is likely that you will spend time in the hospital and away from the workplace. It is important that you act quickly to obtain the help that you need during these difficult times. You should always have a North Carolina personal injury attorney on your side.
At Ricci Law Firm, PA, our accident attorneys are here for you after an accident that is not your fault. We have diligently assisted those injured in car accidents over the years. Our attorneys will assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for a variety of aspects like medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and 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.
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