Rocky Mount, NC (April 22, 2021) – Around 3 a.m. on Thursday morning, April 22, a tractor-trailer collision with injuries occurred on a Rocky Mount highway.
According to officials, the accident happened on I-95 when two tractor-trailers collided around the area of NC-33. Both tractor-trailers were headed northbound when one lost control and jackknifed. A second tractor-trailer drove into the other tractor-trailer. Both spilled cargo all over the road in the area.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene. The driver of one of the trucks was hospitalized but is expected to be okay. The other driver’s condition is not known.
The roadway was closed until approximately 10:45 a.m. until police cleared the scene.
No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Truck Accidents in North Carolina
Trucks are known for being the largest vehicles that share our roads, which means that they are capable of causing catastrophic harm to those involved in serious accidents. Hundreds of thousands of truck accidents happen every year in the U.S., with many of these accidents leading to severe injuries. In fact, in just one recent year’s time in the entire U.S., approximately 110,000 people were seriously injured due to the negligence of others. North Carolina is no stranger to these horrific accidents that occur due to reasons such as DISTRACTED DRIVING, drunk driving, fatigue, speeding, and more. If you have been hurt in a truck-related collision, it is crucial that you seek the help of a legal advocate in your time of need.
The aftermath of a North Carolina truck accident can be a difficult time in your life, especially if you have never experienced one of these complex cases before. Truck drivers are supposed to be some of the safest drivers on our roads but mistakes still occur in the blink of an eye. Being injured in a truck accident can turn your life upside-down and leave you with a wide array of questions. Injured victims are urged to speak with a North Carolina personal injury attorney as soon as possible.
Our dedicated accident attorneys at Ricci Law Firm, PA are here for you after you have been seriously harmed in a truck accident. We believe that you have every right to seek justice against a party that has caused you harm. Our attorneys will assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for aspects such as medical expenses, lost income, pain and suffering, and more. Please contact an accident attorney in North Carolina that you can rely on at (252) 777-2222.
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