Morrisville, NC (January 10, 2022) – Injuries were reported in a tractor-trailer collision involving seven vehicles on Monday morning, January 10, in Morrisville.
Police confirmed that the accident happened late Monday morning on I-40 around the area of Aviation Parkway. The accident involved two tractor-trailers, a sanitation truck, and four passenger vehicles. One of the passenger vehicles was traveling in the area when it suddenly slowed down to a stop, causing a chain reaction between the other involved vehicles. Police are not sure at this time what caused the driver to stop. The vehicles involved in the accident were extensively damaged as a result.
Numerous local responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. Three people, who have not been formally identified, sustained injuries as a result of the accident. The parties are expected to recover from these injuries.
Due to the severity of the accident, all eastbound lanes were blocked in the area until approximately 11:15 a.m. Police quickly worked to clear the scene.
No further details have been released but the investigation continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Truck Accidents in North Carolina
Tractor-trailer collisions do not happen as commonly as many other accidents on our roads in North Carolina. However, when they do occur, they tend to lead to some of the most catastrophic damages. In just one recent year’s time in the entirety of the U.S., over 110,000 people were severely injured in truck accidents due to the negligence of others. Truck accident cases are known for being some of the most complex claims in the legal system. This is because many parties could be at fault for these accidents, including the following parties:
- Truck drivers
- Trucking companies
- Cargo loaders
If you have been hurt in a truck accident that is not your fault, you have a variety of options. It is imperative that you speak with an attorney that you can trust in your time of need.
The aftermath of a truck accident can affect your life in a variety of ways, which is why you should speak with a Morrisville truck accident lawyer as soon as possible. From the moment that you have been hurt in a truck accident, you should be prepared to receive the medical attention you deserve and get started on working on your claim. Severe injuries tend to stem from these accidents, which can mean a long road to recovery and bills that you cannot afford to pay on your own. This is why you should have the assistance of a Morrisville personal injury attorney on your side who can help you along the way.
Morrisville Truck Accident Attorneys
Our dedicated and compassionate attorneys at Ricci Law Firm, PA are here to help you after a truck accident in North Carolina. From the moment you speak with our attorneys, we will get started on your claim and will work on your investigation. Because trucking companies have big name insurance companies on their side, you may find that there are many complications in truck accident claims along the way. Having an attorney on your side can greatly strengthen your claim as you move forward. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Morrisville at (252) 777-2222 for more information on your available options.
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