Charlotte, NC (May 6, 2021) – Around 4:30 a.m. on the morning of Thursday, May 6, a serious car accident with injuries occurred on a highway in Charlotte.
According to officials, the accident happened in the southbound lanes of I-77 near the area of Westinghouse Boulevard. Two vehicles were traveling in the area when they collided with each other, which led to extensive damages.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene. A total of ten victims were injured as a result of the accident. Eight of these victims were taken to Atrium Health Carolinas Medical Center while two others were taken to Novant Main for treatment.
The roadway was blocked in several lanes for an extended period of time.
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
Hundreds of thousands of car accidents happen every single year in the state of North Carolina due to the reckless acts of others. These accidents lead to serious injuries, some of which land victims in the hospital. In just one recent year’s time in North Carolina, approximately 119,000 people were injured in car accidents due to the reckless acts of others. Being injured in any type of car accident can turn your life upside-down in the blink of an eye. If you have been hurt in a collision and wonder where you can turn, you should have a dedicated attorney on your side.
Being injured in a Charlotte car accident might be one of the most challenging things that you have ever endured, especially if you have not experienced a collision in the past. Some of the most serious injuries that result from car accidents include spinal cord injuries, TBIs, fractures, organ damage, and more. If you have sustained injuries in a car accident, you might spend time in the hospital or miss out on time at work. You have many options and should seek the help of an attorney in your time of need. See our proven track record of success representing those injured in car accidents at www.maurerlawpa.com.
Our attorneys at Maurer Law have diligently assisted those injured in car accidents throughout the state of North Carolina. We believe that you have a variety of options and the right to hold a responsible party liable for the harm that they have caused you. Our attorneys will assist you along the often problematic path toward compensation for an array of aspects. If you have been injured in a car accident, please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Charlotte at (844) 817-8058 for the help you deserve.
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