Raleigh, NC (March 17, 2021) – Around 8 a.m. on Wednesday morning, March 17, a serious tractor-trailer accident took place on a Raleigh highway.
According to Wilson County officials, the accident happened on US-264 around the area of Downing Road. Two tractor-trailers and a pickup truck collided in the area for reasons that are not yet known.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene. The two drivers of the tractor-trailers were not injured but the driver of the pickup truck was taken to the hospital for treatment. Their condition is not yet known.
The roadway was blocked in the westbound lanes for an extended period of time.
No further details have been released. The investigation continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Truck Accidents in North Carolina
Because tractor-trailers are some of the largest vehicles that navigate our roads, they are capable of causing some of the most immense harm in the event of an accident. In just one year’s time in the entire U.S., over 110,000 people were injured in truck accidents due to the negligence of others. These accidents happen due to many different reasons including distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, and more. If you can show that your accident took place due to the negligence of another party, you can be successful when it comes to your claim.
The aftermath of a North Carolina truck accident can impact your life in a variety of ways. When a truck driver spends an extended period of time on our roads, they are more likely to drive distracted or even speed to get to their destinations. Some of the most severe injuries that stem from truck accidents include spinal cord injuries, TBIs, broken bones, organ damage, and more. These injuries can cause victims to spend an extended period of time in the hospital or away from the workplace. If you have been hurt and you are unsure about where you can turn, it is important that you seek the help of a North Carolina personal injury attorney in your time of need.
Because the aftermath of a truck accident can be incredibly complex, our attorneys at Ricci Law Firm, PA are here for you. We understand how difficult it can be to move forward after a collision that is not your fault. Speaking with an attorney can ensure that your rights are being protected. Our attorneys will help you work toward compensation for a wide array of aspects. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in North Carolina at (252) 777-2222 to find out how we can assist you.
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