Statesville, NC (January 20, 2021) – At 5:18 p.m. on the evening of Wednesday, January 20, a tractor-trailer collision took place on a major roadway in Statesville.
Charlotte officials confirmed that the accident happened on US-21 around the area of the York and Chester County line. According to police, the accident involved an 18-wheeler FedEx truck and one or more passenger vehicles. The accident led to extensive damages.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene of the crash to help those in need. One or more victims were hospitalized, though the extent of their injuries is not yet known.
The roadway was blocked for an extended period of time as police cleared the scene. This led to delays in the area.
Police continue their investigation into the circumstances of the collision.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Truck Accidents in North Carolina
In one year’s time in the entirety of the U.S., over 110,000 people were injured as a result of truck accidents. North Carolina is no stranger to truck accidents, which send many victims to the hospital every single year. Truck accidents are known for being incredibly severe due to the fact that they involve some of the largest vehicles on our roads. If you have been hurt in a truck accident that is not your fault, it is important that you seek the immediate help of an accident attorney in your time of need.
Nobody is ever prepared to become involved in a North Carolina truck accident but this is the reality for thousands of people every single year. The truth is, these accidents may be preventable, but they can be extremely severe and complex when they do occur. Truck drivers are supposed to abide by many rules and regulations on the roads and, when they don’t, they can be held liable for their actions. Many other parties could be liable for these accidents as well, from trucking companies to manufacturers. This is why you should never handle a claim on your own. See our proven track record of success representing injured clients throughout the state of North Carolina at www.riccilawnc.com.
Our attorneys at Ricci Law Firm Injury Lawyers, PA have diligently assisted those injured in North Carolina truck accidents throughout the years. We understand how overwhelming an accident can be and offer our help to you when you need it the most. Our attorneys are here to help you navigate the legal system and 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 what options are available for you.
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