Raleigh, NC (January 24, 2022) – Raleigh Police confirmed that a car crash with injuries took place at an intersection on Monday afternoon, January 24.
According to officials, the accident happened at the intersection of South Saunders Street and Pecan Road around 3:28 p.m. Two or more vehicles were traveling in the area when they entered the intersection at the same time, forcefully colliding with each other. The involved vehicles were badly damaged and had to be towed from the scene.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. Several victims sustained injuries as a result of the accident. The injured parties were taken to local hospitals for treatment. Their conditions are not yet known.
Due to the severity of the collision, a large portion of the roadway was blocked at the intersection. Police worked to quickly 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.
Car Accidents in North Carolina
In 2020, it was reported that approximately 69.001 crashes on North Carolina roads involved injuries. These accidents can typically be prevented but continue to take place due to the reckless acts of others. Though car accidents can happen anywhere in the state of North Carolina, intersections are known for being some of the most common places for harm. Millions of intersection accidents actually happen every year in the U.S., making them one of the most common but dangerous places for collisions. As more and more people hit the roads every year in North Carolina, the likelihood of car accidents only grows. If you have sustained harm in a car accident caused by another party, you should be prepared to speak with an attorney that you can trust.
A driver could become preoccupied with their phone instead of paying attention to the road. It could be a rainy day and the road is difficult to see. A driver’s ability to drive could become impaired by alcohol. No matter the cause, a car accident could turn your life upside-down within seconds. Serious injuries result from car accidents, including some of the following:
- Spinal cord injuries
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Organ damage
No matter how severe, the injuries that you sustain could keep you from living a normal life. As you now face medical bills and may not be able to return to work, you will likely wonder what options you have. It is crucial that you speak with a Raleigh car accident attorney who has your best interests in mind.
Raleigh Car Accident Attorneys
At Ricci Law Firm, PA, our accident attorneys are here to help you move forward after a North Carolina car accident. A driver’s careless acts should not have to become your burden. The insurance company involved in your accident may be trying to offer you much less than you deserve and this is not fair. Our attorneys will stand by your side and ensure that you receive the compensation you deserve. Please contact an accident attorney in Raleigh at (252) 777-2222 for more information on how we can assist you.
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