Raleigh, NC (July 20, 2021) – Police and rescuers responded to the scene of a personal injury accident in Raleigh on Tuesday, July 20. The accident occurred at approximately 10:00 p.m. in the westbound lanes of Interstate 440 near New Bern Avenue.
When authorities arrived, they discovered that the accident had injured at least one person. The injured victim was taken care of on the spot by the emergency services. At present, the nature and extent of the injuries are unclear. Police have not provided any details of the cause of the collision and there is no word on the identity of the injured victim. Motorists were urged to avoid the scene due to the heavy police and emergency presence. Police are still investigating the accident.
No further details have been released yet.
We wish to offer our thoughts and best wishes to those affected by this accident in Raleigh. We hope for a full and speedy recovery.
Car crashes in Raleigh
A car accident in North Carolina is stressful and often overwhelming. According to figures released by the North Carolina Department of Transportation, there were nearly 300,000 car crashes in our state in 2018. Of those crashes, nearly 80,000 people suffered reportable injuries. A car accident in North Carolina can turn your life around, causing you to experience physical pain and suffering. The accident can also harm you mentally and financially, as you struggle to get back to the life you had before the accident. In some cases, injuries can linger for weeks and months after the accident itself.
If you find yourself in this situation, it is important to remember that help is available. Under North Carolina law, you may be entitled to compensation if you are injured in an accident for which you are not at fault. The settlement you receive could help you offset pain and suffering, medical bills, lost wages, and potentially more. Getting the amount you deserve should be your top priority so that you can fully recover from your injuries without additional hardship. For this reason, it is imperative that you speak to a qualified lawyer who can protect your legal rights.
At Burton Law Firm, Jason M. Burton, a Raleigh auto accident attorney, knows what you are going through during this difficult time. For more than eight years, our firm has been proud to help victims and their families who have been affected by the actions of negligent and reckless drivers across our state. We will fight hard to make sure you receive the full amount you are entitled to and that the crash does not continue to define your life in the months to come.
We offer free consultations and case evaluations to all potential clients. When you have been injured in a car accident in the Raleigh area, you need a local lawyer who will fight for you every step of the way. Our car accident attorneys in Raleigh are ready to assist you anytime. To schedule your free appointment, please contact us using the link on our website or call us at (833) 623-0042.
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Warning: Our team of personal injury lawyers at Burton Law Firm have been proud to be an active member of our local business community for over 8 years. We always strive to improve the quality of life for members of our community and to improve the safety and well-being of all North Carolinians. We hope that by providing this information about the dangers of driving a car, we will bring increased awareness and that drivers will exercise extra caution when operating a motor vehicle. Our hearts go out to all who may have been affected by this incident. This position is not a solicitation of business. None of the information in this article should be misinterpreted as medical or legal advice.e. The photos in this article are not a representation of the actual scene of the accident.