Raleigh, NC (May 14, 2021) – At 9:38 p.m. on the night of Thursday, May 13, a truck collision with serious injuries occurred in Raleigh.
According to the Raleigh Police Department, the accident happened at the intersection of Ebenezer Church Road and Glenwood Avenue. A passenger vehicle was allegedly traveling in the area when it slammed into the back of a tractor-trailer due to reasons that are not yet known. The vehicle was wedged under the back of the truck.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were present at the scene. One or more victims had to be extricated from the vehicle. One person, who has not yet been identified, was taken to the hospital with serious injuries.
The roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time.
No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Truck Accidents in North Carolina
Trucks are known for being some of the largest vehicles on our roads, which means that they are capable of causing catastrophic harm when it comes to accidents. Hundreds of thousands of serious truck accidents happen every single year. In fact, in just one recent year’s time, it was estimated that approximately 110,000 people were seriously injured in truck accidents throughout the entirety of the U.S. If you have been hurt in a truck accident and wonder where you can turn, you should have a dedicated attorney on your side.
The aftermath of a North Carolina truck accident can be a challenging time in your life, especially if you have never dealt with the legal system in the past. In the blink of an eye, your life could be turned upside-down due to one of these accidents. Truck drivers are some of the safest drivers on our roads but these accidents still occur due to distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, and more. If you have sustained injuries in a truck accident and you are unsure about where you can turn, you should be prepared to seek the help of a North Carolina personal injury attorney.
At Ricci Law Firm, PA, our accident attorneys are here for you after you have been hurt in a truck accident. We have years of experience navigating the North Carolina legal system and will stand by your side in your time of need. If you have been hurt in one of these accidents, you should never stand alone. We are here to help you. Please contact an accident attorney in North Carolina at (252) 777-2222 for more information on how we can help you.
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