Wade, NC (January 31, 2022) – On Monday, January 31, a tractor-trailer rollover took place at an intersection in Wade that injured one person.
The accident, according to officials, took place on Goldsboro Road around the intersection with Pembroke Lane. Two trucks, identified as an 18-wheeler and a box truck, were traveling in the area when they entered the intersection at the same time. The vehicles forcefully colliding, which caused both trucks to overturn onto their sides. The vehicles involved in the accident sustained severe damages.
Several responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The driver of the 18-wheeler was severely injured and rushed to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center for treatment of their injuries. The other truck driver was not injured.
The roadway was blocked near the intersection for several hours as police worked to clear the scene. The road reopened around 10:15 p.m. and traffic resumed as normal.
No further details have been released but the investigation continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Truck Accidents in North Carolina
Because tractor-trailers are some of the largest vehicles on our roads, they are capable of causing some of the most extensive harm in an accident. In one recent year’s time in the U.S., it was reported that approximately 110,000 people were seriously injured in truck accidents caused by others. Truck drivers are supposed to be some of the safest drivers on our roads but they sometimes make mistakes that lead to serious collisions. It is not always easy to move forward after you have been hurt in a truck accident caused by another party. Facing the aftermath of an accident is not easy, either, as these claims are known for being incredibly complex. You should be prepared to speak with an attorney that you can trust after an accident.
Truck accidents happen in the blink of an eye, impacting all of those involved. If you have been hurt in a truck accident, you should be prepared to speak with a skilled Wade truck accident lawyer who has your best interests in mind. Truck accidents happen due to many different reasons, including the following:
- Distracted driving
- Truck driver fatigue
Coming to terms with a truck accident is sometimes a difficult thing to do. Because of this, you should have the assistance of a Wade personal injury lawyer on your side.
Wade Truck Accident Attorneys
Our attorneys at Ricci Law Firm, PA are here to help you after you have sustained injuries in a truck accident caused by another party. We will help you make sure that all responsible parties in your claim are held accountable for the harm that they have caused you in an accident. Having an attorney on your side can increase the chances that you will receive a full recovery for your claim. Our attorneys will help you work toward the compensation you deserve for a wide array of aspects. Please contact a truck accident attorney in Wade at (252) 777-2222 for more information on how we can assist you.
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