Raleigh, NC (September 6, 2021) – An automobile accident reported in the Raleigh area on Monday ended in injuries. At around 4:37 p.m., on September 6, the Garner Fire Department, police, and emergency medical services responded to the scene of a collision on White Oak Road.
Reports from the fire department indicate that a traffic-related incident blocked White Oak Road at the intersection of Hebron Church Road during the evening hours. The incident prompted the police and firefighters to close off the roadway for an extended time as they worked to clear the scene.
Injuries were confirmed in this accident. At least one person was transported via ambulance to a local hospital for emergency medical care. At this time, the circumstances surrounding the accident are under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victims who were injured in this accident, their families, and everyone else who has been affected.
Car Accidents in North Carolina
Each year, tens of thousands of people in the state of North Carolina are left with debilitating injuries following motor vehicle accidents. Although most drivers enter the roads with good intentions, there are many people who take control of their vehicles while engaging in reckless and negligent behaviors. Statistics show that more than 80% of vehicle collisions across the country are a result of driver error. Some of the most common causes of collisions that we see in our state include drivers who:
- Travel at high rates of speed
- Drive while distracted by cellphones and other objects
- Drive while under the influence of drugs or alcohol
- Drive aggressively
- Disregard traffic control devices
- Engage in reckless driving behaviors
Although many accidents result in minor injuries and discomfort, tens of thousands of people are forced into area hospitals and have to undergo emergency medical services following their accidents. Some of the most common injuries sustained by auto accident victims in our state include:
- Head trauma
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Broken bones
- Spinal cord injuries (which can lead to permanent paralysis)
- Back injuries
- Neck/soft tissue injuries
- Cuts, scrapes, lacerations
When victims are harmed in collisions as a result of other drivers, it is crucial that they seek legal guidance from qualified and knowledgeable personal injury lawyers in Raleigh as soon as possible. In some cases, victims may be entitled to compensation to help alleviate the costs of medical treatment, lost wages, pain and suffering, and various economic and non-economic expenses they face moving forward.
Raleigh Personal Injury Lawyers
With decades of combined experience, the Raleigh personal injury attorneys at Ricci Law Firm, P.A. are committed to helping accident victims move forward and protect their legal rights following motor vehicle accidents. We provide competent services to our clients to ensure they have adequate evidence, strong cases, and aggressive legal representation as they pursue legal avenues available to help them recover after being involved in an injury accident. If you have been injured in an accident, due to the negligent actions of another driver, contact our personal injury attorneys in North Carolina by calling (252) 777-2222. Our team is available to meet with you and discuss legal options available to help you recover.
Notes: Our team of writers uses a variety of outside and secondary sources to create these posts. These sources include news stories, police incident reports, social media platforms, state police news bulletins, as well as eyewitness accounts that report about the injuries related to accidents throughout North Carolina. For that reason, the details about this accident have not been independently confirmed or verified. If you identify any information that is not correct, please notify us as soon as possible so that we can correct the post to reflect the most accurate information available. If for any reason you would like the post to be removed, please let us know and we will remove the post as soon as possible.
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