Charlotte, NC (December 10, 2020) – Around 10:35 p.m. on the night of Wednesday night, December 9, a hit-and-run crash occurred at an intersection in Charlotte.
Charlotte officials confirmed that the crash took place at the intersection of Conference Drive and Idlewild Road when two vehicles collided with one another. One of the vehicles involved in the accident immediately fled the scene of the crash. Police did not say if they found the driver responsible for the accident.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene of the crash to help those with injuries. One or more victims were hospitalized, though their conditions are not yet known.
The roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time until police were able to clear the scene.
No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in North Carolina
Hit-and-run accidents take place when drivers flee the scene of an accident after it occurs. These drivers never stop at the scene, which means that those involved may not receive the medical attention they should after their accident. This can have a detrimental effect on every step of their lives. According to the North Carolina Department of Transportation, there were approximately 56 recorded hit-and-run accidents in 2017 alone. If you have been harmed due to one of these accidents, you should speak with a dedicated attorney in your time of need.
Being injured in a North Carolina car accident can impact your life on many levels. As you work on your physical recovery, you may wonder where you can turn on a financial level as well. Speaking with an attorney can ensure that your rights are being protected during this challenging time in your life. An attorney will be able to ensure that you have brought your claim against the correct party, as well as met all deadlines that are required of you. It is important that you act quickly when it comes to seeking help from a North Carolina personal injury attorney.
Our attorneys at Maurer Law are here to protect your rights after you have been harmed in an accident caused by a hit-and-run driver. Hit-and-run accidents take place in the blink of an eye and lead to some of the most severe damages. Our attorneys will help you work toward compensation to cover aspects such as medical expenses, lost income, pain and suffering, and so much more. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in North Carolina at (844) 817-8058 to find out how we can help you.
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