Matthews, NC (May 4, 2021) – Around 8:15 a.m. on Tuesday morning, May 4, a multi-vehicle collision with injuries occurred in Matthews.
According to the North Carolina Highway Patrol, the accident happened on I-485 around the area of East John Street. Multiple vehicles were traveling in the area when they became involved in a chain-reaction collision for reasons that are not yet known.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were present at the scene. At least five victims were injured, one of which sustained life-threatening injuries. The patients were rushed to the hospital for treatment.
The roadway was blocked in the area until approximately 9:10 a.m.
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
Car accidents happen in the blink of an eye on North Carolina highways due to the negligence of others. In just one recent year’s time, it is estimated that approximately 119,000 people were injured in these serious accidents due to the reckless acts of others. Being injured in a car accident can have a huge and lasting impact on every aspect of your life. Because of this, you should have the skilled help of an attorney on your side.
Many individuals are seriously injured in Charlotte car accidents every year, some of which sustain severe injuries and some that are minor in nature. Some of these injuries include spinal cord injuries, TBIs, fractures, organ damage, and more. These injuries tend to send victims to the hospital or cause them to miss out on time at work. If you have been hurt in a car accident that was caused by the reckless acts of another party, you should be prepared to speak with a Charlotte personal injury attorney.
At Maurer Law, our skilled and dedicated accident attorneys are here to assist you after you have been seriously hurt in a North Carolina car accident. These accidents happen in the blink of an eye and leave victims in one of the most challenging positions of their lives. Our attorneys can assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for aspects such as medical bills, lost income, therapy costs, pain and suffering, and so much more. We are here for you every step of the way as you navigate the legal system. Please contact an accident attorney in North Carolina at (844) 817-8058 for more information on how we can assist you.
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