Charlotte, NC (February 28, 2021) – At 11:26 p.m. on Saturday night, February 27, a hit-and-run crash took place at an intersection in Charlotte.
According to officials, the accident happened at the intersection of Freedom Drive and Edgewood Road. Few details have been released but it is believed that two vehicles collided after entering the intersection at the same time. One of the vehicles fled the scene without stopping to check on the other party.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were called to the scene. One or more victims in the vehicle that remained at the scene were hospitalized.
The roadway was blocked at the intersection for some time.
It is not known if the police caught the driver responsible for the accident. Their investigation continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in North Carolina
Every year, hundreds of thousands of people are injured as a result of car accidents in the state of North Carolina. These accidents take on many forms but some of the most severe are hit-and-run accidents. These catastrophic accidents occur when a driver strikes another vehicle and then flees the scene. When a driver flees the scene of an accident, they could be risking the lives of those in the other vehicle. If you have been injured in a serious hit-and-run accident and you know that another party is to blame, you have options moving forward.
Being hurt in a Charlotte car accident might be one of the most challenging things that you have ever faced. In the blink of an eye, your life could be turned upside-down due to a hit-and-run driver who was not looking out for your well-being after an accident. Drivers flee the scene of an accident due to many different reasons including distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, fatigued driving, and more. If you have been hurt in a collision and you are unsure about where you can turn, you have many options. It is important that you speak with a North Carolina personal injury attorney.
At Maurer Law, our Charlotte accident attorneys have dedicated our lives to assisting those injured in serious North Carolina car accidents. We believe that you should never have to stand alone after you have been injured in a car accident, especially when you have evidence that you can use to prove that another party is at fault. Speaking with an attorney can put you in the right state of mind and provide you with the resources you need at this time. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Charlotte at (844) 817-8058 to find out how we can help you.
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