Wake Forest, NC (June 17, 2021) – One person sustained serious injuries after a box truck accident occurred in the Selma area on Saturday, July 17.
Per reports from authorities at the scene, firefighters had to extricate one person, who was pinned inside of the overturned box truck on Interstate 95. A Duke Life Flight helicopter landed at the scene to transport the victim to a trauma center, where they remain in serious condition.
Troopers with the State Highway Patrol, Johnston County EMS units, Micro Fire Department rescue, and the Selma Fire Department responded to the incident on Saturday morning around 10:00 a.m.
It’s unclear if any other victims sustained injuries or if other vehicles were involved in the wreck. Details about what caused the crash have not been released, though the investigation remains ongoing at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Truck Accidents in North Carolina
Because trucks are some of the largest vehicles on our roads, they are capable of causing some of the most extensive harm in the event of an accident. Hundreds of thousands of truck accidents happen every year throughout the state of North Carolina due to the reckless acts of others. In just one recent year’s time in the entire U.S., approximately 110,000 people were seriously injured in truck accidents due to negligent reasons. Though truck drivers are expected to be some of the safest drivers on our roads, these accidents still happen every single year. Being injured in a truck accident might be one of the most horrific things that you have ever endured. If you have been hurt in a truck accident, you should seek the help of an attorney in your time of need.
The aftermath of a North Carolina truck accident might be one of the most traumatic things that you have ever endured. Some of the most catastrophic injuries result from truck accidents including spinal cord injuries, TBIs, fractures, and more. Many different parties could be at fault for truck accidents including truck drivers, trucking companies, cargo loaders, manufacturers, and more. You have every right to hold these parties liable for the harm that you have endured in an accident. It is crucial that you seek the immediate help of a North Carolina personal injury attorney who has your best interests in mind.
Our attorneys at Ricci Law Firm Injury Lawyers, PA have diligently assisted those injured in truck accidents over the years. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling after a truck accident that is not your fault. Being injured in a truck accident might be one of the most devastating things that you have ever endured. You may find that you are eligible for a wide array of financial aspects such as medical expenses, lost income, pain and suffering, therapy costs, and so much more. We are here to help you along the way. 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 at this time.
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