Wendell, NC – Three-Vehicle Crash at Turnipseed Rd & Major Slade Rd

Wendell, NC (December 19, 2021) – At 4:15 p.m. on the afternoon of Saturday, December 18, a three-vehicle crash occurred at an intersection in Wendell.

According to North Carolina State Highway Patrol officials, the accident happened at the intersection of Turnipseed Road and Major Slade Road. Two Ford pickup trucks, as well as a Ford SUV, were all involved in the accident after entering the intersection and colliding. One of the vehicles allegedly entered after failing to stop at a stop sign. The vehicles involved in the accident were extensively damaged due to the collision.

Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. A pregnant woman in one of the vehicles sustained minor injuries in the collision. She was taken to the hospital for observation but is expected to be okay.

Due to the severity of the accident, a large portion of the roadway was blocked at the intersection. The at-fault driver was cited for failing to stop at the stop sign.

No further details have been released but the investigation into the accident remains ongoing.

Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.

Car Accidents in North Carolina 

12/19 Wendell, NC – Three-Vehicle Crash at Turnipseed Rd & Major Slade Rd Car accidents happen every hour of the day throughout the state of North Carolina, some of which are minor and others that are incredibly severe. These accidents send hundreds of thousands of victims to the hospital every single year. Though car accidents can happen anywhere in North Carolina, intersections are known for being some of the most common places. In fact, in just one recent year’s time in the entire U.S., over 2.5 million intersection accidents happened due to the outright negligence of other drivers. If you have been hurt in one of these accidents, you should seek the immediate help of an accident attorney.

The aftermath of a car accident can affect your life in a variety of ways. You may have questions that you can only answer with the assistance of a Wendell car accident attorney on your side. An attorney will be able to help you through many aspects of your claim that you may not be able to handle on your own. This is especially true if you have suffered from injuries in your accident, including any of the following:

  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Organ damage
  • Fractures

These injuries tend to land victims in the hospital and keep them out of work for some time. If this has impacted your life greatly, you should be prepared to speak with a Wendell personal injury lawyer.

Wendell Car Accident Attorneys

Our accident attorneys at Ricci Law Firm, PA have aggressively fought to protect the rights of those involved in car accidents over the years. We understand how difficult it can be to move forward after a car accident and offer our help and resources to those who need them. Our attorneys will assist you along the often problematic path toward compensation for a wide array of financial damages. You have options during these complex times. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Wendell at (252) 777-2222 to find out how we can assist you.

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