Greensboro, NC (January 7, 2022) – Two people were hurt in a serious car accident on a highway in Greensboro at 7:12 p.m. on Thursday evening, January 6.
Police confirmed that the crash happened in the eastbound lanes of I-40 around the area of West Wendover Avenue. A passenger vehicle was traveling in the area when it collided with a pickup truck owned by Guilford County due to reasons that are not yet known. The pickup truck was stopped in the area with flashing lights so that the driver could remove an obstruction from the road. The accident led to extensive damages.
Paramedics and numerous other local responders were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. Two people, who have not yet been identified, were taken to local hospitals for treatment of injuries. They are expected to fully recover.
Due to the severity of the accident, the roadway was blocked on the highway except for one lane. Drivers traveling through the area were asked to avoid the area.
No further details have been released but the investigation into the collision remains ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in North Carolina
Car accidents have been happening more commonly in North Carolina over recent years. Hundreds of thousands of people are hurt in car accidents every year within the state. In one recent year, over 119,000 people were injured in car accidents in North Carolina due to the negligence of others. Though these accidents can happen anywhere, highways are known for being some of the most common places. Many individuals are left with questions after they have been hurt in a car accident that is not their fault. If you have been feeling alone and confused after a car accident, you have options. It is important that you have the help of a legal advocate on your side moving forward.
Being hurt in a car accident can impact your life in many ways, which is why you should speak with a Greensboro car accident lawyer as soon as possible. Serious injuries tend to stem from car accidents on North Carolina highways. Some of the most common injuries in these accidents include the following:
• Spinal cord injuries
• Traumatic brain injuries
• Whiplash and neck injuries
• Organ damage
If you have sustained injuries in a car accident, you may wonder where you can turn. This is why you should have the help of a Greensboro personal injury attorney on your side.
Greensboro Car Accident Attorneys
Our skilled attorneys at Ricci Law Firm, PA have diligently assisted those injured in car accidents in North Carolina over the years. We understand how quickly a car accident can impact your daily routine and every aspect of your life. The insurance company might make it even more difficult for you to recover financial compensation and get back on your feet. We will provide you with the resources that you need to move forward. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Greensboro at (252) 777-2222 for more information on your options.
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