Charlotte, NC (December 19, 2020) – Around 6:26 p.m. on the evening of Saturday, December 19, a car accident occurred at a Charlotte intersection.
Few details have been released but police confirmed that the accident happened at the intersection of Old Plank Road and Brookshire Boulevard. Police confirmed that the vehicles collided forcefully after entering the intersection at the same time.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene of the collision to assist those with injuries. One or more victims were seriously injured and taken to local hospitals for treatment. Their conditions are not known at this time.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the intersection for some time.
No further details have been released. The investigation into the collision continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in North Carolina
Intersections are known for being some of the most common places for car accidents in the entire state of North Carolina. In just one year’s time in the entire state of North Carolina, it is estimated that approximately 2.5 million intersection accidents took place due to the reckless acts of others. Intersections are dangerous areas because drivers do not always stop at stop signs or traffic lights in time, which could put them at risk of striking another vehicle. If you have been injured in an accident that is not your fault, it is important that you speak with an attorney.
North Carolina car accidents happen due to many different common reasons including distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, fatigue, and more. If you can prove that another party is to blame for your accident, you can be successful when it comes to your claim. A personal injury attorney will be able to help you in many ways, from gathering the evidence that is most necessary, to meeting deadlines in your case. You have options during these challenging times.
At Maurer Law, our skilled and resourceful accident attorneys have assisted many victims of car accidents. We believe that you are entitled to compensation for a wide array of losses such as medical expenses you have incurred, pain and suffering, therapy costs, and more. You should never have to worry about how you will handle the bills on your own after a car accident. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in North Carolina at (844) 817-8058 for more information on your legal options.
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