Charlotte, NC – Hit-and-Run on E Independence Blvd Leads to Injuries

Charlotte, NC (January 8, 2021) – Around 12:45 p.m. on Friday afternoon, January 8, a car accident with injuries occurred in Charlotte.

Charlotte officials confirmed that the accident took place at 5700 East Independence Boulevard when two vehicles collided with one another. One of the vehicles involved in the accident immediately fled the scene of the accident. The vehicle that stayed behind was badly damaged.

Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene of the accident to help those with injuries. One or more victims, who have not yet been identified, were taken to the hospital for treatment.

The roadway was blocked for some time. Police did not say if they caught the driver responsible for the accident.

The investigation into the circumstances of the accident remains ongoing.

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.

Car Accidents in North Carolina 

1/8 Charlotte, NC – Hit-and-Run on E Independence Blvd Leads to InjuriesEvery year, hundreds of thousands of car accidents occur in the state of North Carolina due to the negligence of others. In just one recent year’s time, over 119,000 people were seriously injured as a result of these accidents. Some of the most common types of accidents that occur in the state of North Carolina are hit-and-runs. These accidents occur when a driver flees the scene of an accident. If you have been hurt in an accident caused by another party, it is important that you seek legal help as soon as possible.

Being hurt in a Charlotte car accident can impact your life in many ways. An accident can be a confusing time and you may have many questions along the way. For instance, what types of deadlines will you have to abide by when it comes to your claim? Will your claim be settled or will it go all the way to trial? What types of evidence are most important when proving that another party is at fault? You have many options and should speak with an attorney immediately. See our proven track record of success representing injured clients throughout Charlotte at

Our attorneys at Maurer Law have diligently assisted those injured in North Carolina car accidents over the years. We understand how overwhelming an accident can be, especially if you have never endured the legal system in the past. Our attorneys will help you work toward compensation for a wide array of losses such as medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering, and more. Please contact an accident attorney in North Carolina at (844) 817-8058 to find out what options are available for you.

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